2-591-809-14 (1) 1 1 Digital Still Camera 2 Prepare the battery pack 1 Insert the battery pack. Select 2 . Push the back part of the battery pack gently until it clicks into place. 3 Read This First Battery charger To wall outlet (wall socket) Lighting 2 CHARGE lamp Light on: Charging Light off: Completed (Practical charge) 3 Connect the power cord (mains lead). Clock Set Full charging time (Practical charging time) NP-FE1 (supplied) Approx. 170 min. (Approx. 110 min.) 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel 1 Select the date display format with v/V, then press z. Clock Set Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y 2005 / 1 / • Connect the battery charger to an easily accessible wall outlet (wall socket) close by. • Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the battery charger is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet (wall socket). If some trouble occurs while using the battery charger, immediately shut off the power by disconnecting the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket). • When charging is finished, disconnect the power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (wall socket), and remove the battery pack from the battery charger. “InfoLITHIUM“ battery pack 1 Set the clock with the control button. If you continue charging the battery pack for about one more hour (until it is fully charged), the charge will last slightly longer. DSC-T7 Terminal side Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y Power cord (mains lead) Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” Slide the lens cover or (power). press 2005 / 1 / Operating Instructions 3 Turn the camera on/set the clock 1 12 : 00 Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” all the way in until it clicks. 4 1 Select the image size for use Select a mode. Still image: OK AM Cancel Select 2 Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value with v/V, then press z. Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y Insert the charged battery pack. 1 3:2 3M 1M Select • The screen above is for still images. For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick PRO Duo” only), [640(Standard)] or . . OK AM Cancel 4 Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y 2005 / 1 / 1 10 : 30 OK AM Cancel button • To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z. 2591809140 Checking the accessories supplied • Battery charger BC-CS3 (1) • USB cable (1) • Stand (1) Insert the battery pack while pressing the battery eject lever with the tip of the battery. To change the date and time On still image sizes You can connect the camera using the AC-LS5/AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied). t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 15). Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the AC Adaptor. Select [Clock Set] in the For details on the image size t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 13) t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 53) To check the remaining battery time (power) to turn on and check the time on the LCD screen. Remaining indicator 60min • A/V cable (1) Close the cover. Using the AC Adaptor Press • Power cord (mains lead) (1) • It takes about one minute until the correct battery remaining time appears. • The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain circumstances. Remaining time • “Memory Stick Duo” (32 MB) (1) (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3 above. Image size Guidelines On the clock display 5M (2592×1944) (Default setting) For printing high density images in A4 or A5 size • If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle. • Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM. 3:2* (2592×1728) When turning on the power 1M (1280×960) For printing in postcard size • Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on. • The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards. VGA(E-Mail) (640×480) For recording a larger number of images For attaching images to e-mail or creating home pages 60min • Neck strap (1) • Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (1) • CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application software) (1) Notes before use • Charge the supplied NP-FE1 battery pack before using the camera for the first time. • The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not to bump the lens or the LCD screen, and not to apply force to it. Attach the strap to prevent the camera from damage by being dropped, etc. Hook More Rough 3M (2048×1536) When opening the lens cover For details on recordable number or time t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 22) Still images Maximum recordable image Movies Maximum recordable time Battery eject lever • Operating instructions for digital still camera “Read This First” (this manual) (1) • Operating instructions “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (1) Fine Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image size selected. • When opening the lens cover, be careful not to touch the lens. • Interface Adaptor (1) Printing Less On recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies Open the battery cover and slide the battery eject lever in the direction of the arrow. Place your finger on the flange and push the battery pack out. To avoid dropping the battery pack, do not hold the camera with the battery slot facing down when the battery eject lever is out. • If you open the lens cover too quickly, the camera might not turn on. If this happens, close the cover and then open it again more slowly. • Battery case (1) No. of images * Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards etc. To remove the battery pack • Rechargeable battery pack NP-FE1 (1) Press (Image Size) to complete the setting. Clock Set Explains advanced techniques and what to do if you experience trouble with your camera. © 2005 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan 1M VGA(E-Mail) Image Size 12 : 00 Battery eject lever Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Select the size with v / V. (Image Size). 5M 3 Select [OK] with B, then press z. Open the cover. 3 . Clock Set 2005 / 1 / 4 Press Movie: • Time required to charge fully depleted battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions. Refer to “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) 2 To use your camera abroad — Power sources You can use your camera, the supplied battery charger, and the AC-LS5/AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied) in any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/ 60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor [a], if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet (wall socket) [b]. BC-CS3 • Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a malfunction. To turn off the power Slide the lens cover or press • Number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions. again. • If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for a period of time, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery (Auto power-off function). To remove a “Memory Stick Duo” Open the cover, then push the “Memory Stick Duo” in once. • If the access lamp is lit, never remove the “Memory Stick Duo” or turn off the power. The data may be corrupted. Changing the language setting You can change the screen display to show messages in a specified language. To change the language setting, press MENU to display the menu screen. Select (Setup) with the control button, then, select [ A Language] in (Setup1), and select the desired language. t “User’s 1 Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 51) Access lamp Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. http://www.sony.net/ continued on the reverse 5 Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) Holding the camera 1 2 Select a mode. 1 Shoot with the shutter button. Select 2 . AE/AF lock indicator Flashing t lit/beeps Press and hold halfway down to focus . 3 BACK/NEXT 2005 1 1 10:30PM VOLUME Still image: the image size is displayed Movie: is displayed Movie: Program Auto Camera Position the subject in the center of the focus frame. To play back a movie, press z. WB 60min ISO STD B 640 10/10 00:00:03 Movie: Press fully down • For details on modes, see below. • The setting is maintained even when the power is turned off. 60min MENU button REC Control button Zoom lever 4 Control button 5 To stop recording, press the shutter button fully down again. Using the zoom Using the flash for still images 3/9 Zoom lever Hold the camera with your thumb on the strap hook 96 VGA 101-0003 Select (Camera) with b, then select a mode with v/V. AF range finder frame VGA Select an image with b/B. Mode . Using the control button 2 . Program Auto Camera Press fully down The shutter sounds. Movie: 60min Select 60min 60min Select 1 Press MENU. View/delete images Still image: Still image (auto adjustment mode): Select 6 Shoot still images (Scene Selection) Zoom lever 60min 101_0010 STOP Press MENU to turn off the menu. Shoot with the shutter button. Playback bar 2005 1 1 10:30PM REV/CUE VOLUME Rewind/Fast forward: b/B (Return to normal playback: z) Volume: v/V Stop playback: z button Control button • Movies with the image size  are displayed a size smaller. To cancel the Scene Selection To delete images Select [Auto] or [Program] with v/V. 1 Display the image you want to delete and press (delete). 2 Select [Delete] with v, then press z. 60min S AF 60min Checking the last image you shot (Quick Review) VGA Review 101-0029 60min 8/8 2005 1 1 10:30PM VGA 60min 96 Shooting close-up (Macro) S AF RETURN 60min VGA 96 Using the self-timer To cancel the deletion • You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie. • When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses [Digital Zoom]. For details on the [Digital Zoom] settings and the image quality t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 45) Select [Exit], then press z. Delete Exit BACK/NEXT S AF Checking the last still image you shot (Quick Review) Press b ( ) on the control button. To cancel, press b again. • The image may appear rough right after playback starts. • To delete the image, press (Delete) and select [Delete] with v on the control button, then press z. Selecting a flash mode for still images Using the self-timer Before step 2, press V ( Scene Selection modes ) on the control button. The following modes are predetermined to match the scene conditions. Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates (approximately 10 seconds later). Strobes if it is dark (default setting) Forced flash SL • Using a tripod is recommended. If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to focus on Slow synchro (Forced flash) The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light. • If the subject is closer than approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches), use the Macro mode (left column). • When the camera cannot focus on the subject automatically, the AE/AF lock indicator changes to flashing slowly and the beep does not sound. Recompose the shot and focus again. Subjects difficult to focus on are: No flash • Shooting distance (when [ISO] is set to [Auto]) W side: Approx. 0.1 to 2.6 m (3 15/16 to 8 feet 6 3/8 inches) T side: Approx. 0.5 to 2.1 m (1 feet 7 11/16 to 6 feet 10 11/16 inches) • The flash strobes twice. The first time is to adjust the light quantity. Shooting close-up (Macro) Before step 2, press B ( ) on the control button. To cancel, press B again. • Setting the zoom all the way to the W side is recommended. • The in-focus range becomes narrow, and the complete subject may not entirely be in focus. • The AF speed drops. • To shoot at even closer distances than close-ups (Macro) recording, use (Magnifying glass mode) in the Scene mode. Shortest shooting distance from the lens surface Setting all the way to the W side: Approx. 8 cm (3 1/4 inches) Setting all the way to the T side: Approx. 25 cm (9 7/8 inches) Magnifying glass The subject appears on the LCD screen magnified by up to 3.5×. Self-timer lamp Before step 2, press v ( ) on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected. No indicator To view an enlarged image (playback zoom) – Distant from the camera and dark – The contrast between the subject and its background is poor. – Seen through glass – Moving fast To identify items on the screen t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 17) – Reflect light or have a lustrous finish – Flashing – Against light Distance to the subject 1 cm (13/32 inch) 2 cm (13/16 inch) 5 cm (2 inches) 10 cm (4 inches) 20 cm (7 7/8 inches) Magnification scale 3.5× 2.2× 1.1× 0.5× 0.3× • The focal distance to a subject is approx. 1 cm to 20 cm (13/32 inch to 7 7/8 inches). • The optical zoom is locked to the W side and cannot be used. • When you slide the zoom lever, the image is enlarged using the digital zoom. 1.1 Soft snap Shoots portraits of people, flowers, etc., with a gentle atmosphere. Shoots night scenes at a distance without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings. Twilight portrait* Shoots portraits in dark places. while displaying a still image. To undo the zoom, slide the zoom lever toward . Adjust the portion: v/V/b/B Cancel playback zoom: z To store enlarged images: [Trimming] t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 43) Landscape Shoots landscapes, etc., by focusing on a distant subject. High-speed shutter Viewing an index screen Slide the zoom lever toward (index) and select an image with v/V/b/B. To return to the single-image screen, press z. To display the next (previous) index screen, press b/B. Shoots moving subjects outdoors or in other bright places. Beach Shoots seasides or lakesides, the blue of the water clearly recorded. Snow Twilight* Slide the zoom lever toward Shoots whitish scenes brightly. Fireworks* 60min • SINGLE DISPLAY To use the functions set by the control button with Scene Selection Before shooting in step 5, select the settings with the control button. Some functions are not available, depending on the Scene Selection mode. When you press the button to select functions that cannot be combined with Scene Selection, a beep sounds. t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 25) 2005 1 1 10:30PM VOLUME To delete images in index mode 1 While an index screen is displayed, press control button, then press z. (Delete) and select [Select] with v/V on the 2 Select the image you want to delete with v/V/b/B, then press z to display the indicator on the selected image. (Delete) To cancel a selection Select an image you have previously selected for deletion, then indicator from the image. press z to delete the SELECT Candle* * The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. BACK/NEXT 3/ 9 If you slide again, the sixteen-image index screen appears. Fireworks are recorded in all their splendor. Shoot candlelit scenes, without spoiling the atmosphere. 101-0003 • SINGLE DISPLAY VGA 3 Press TO NEXT (Delete). 4 Select [OK] with B, then press z. • To delete all the images in the folder, select [All In This Folder] with v/V in step 1 instead of [Select], then press z.