(X:100.0%, Y:100.0%) Created with Grafikhuset CMYK PDF Creator for SOHC2 at Sony Human Capital. 2-629-893-11 (1) 1 1 Prepare the battery Insert the batteries. 3 Match 3/# and insert. Digital Still Camera 2 Battery charger To wall outlet (wall socket) 1 Turn the camera on/set the clock Select 2 . Insert a “Memory Stick” (not supplied) 3 Terminal side Press POWER. Clock Set Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y 2005 / Read This First Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel Lighting Open the “Memory Stick” cover. Power cord (mains lead) CHARGE lamp 2 Light on: Charging Light off: Completed (Remove the batteries.) 3 Connect the power cord (mains lead). Set the clock with the control button. The camera records/plays back images using the internal memory (32 MB). t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 24) 1 Select the date display format with v/V, then press z. Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y • Connect the battery charger to an easily accessible wall outlet (wall socket) close by. 2005 / 1 / • 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 Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries from the battery charger. 1 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel 2 Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value with v/V, then press z. Select the image size for use 4 1 Select a mode. Still image: Clock Set Nickel-Metal Hydride battery Charging time NH-AA-DA×2 (supplied) Approx. 6 hours Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y 2005 / 1 / 1 • Time required to charge fully depleted Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries at a temperature of 25°C Refer to “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) OK AM Cancel Bottom 1 1 10 : 30 Movie: • The screen above is for still images. For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick PRO” only), [640(Standard)] or . . 4 OK AM Cancel 2 1M VGA(E-Mail) Image Size Select 1 Select the size with v/V. 5M 3:2 3M Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y 2005 / 1 / 3 (Image Size). 1M Clock Set 2 Press . 3 Select [OK] with B, then press z. Insert the charged batteries. Explains advanced techniques and what to do if you experience trouble with your camera. Select 2 12 : 00 (77°F). Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions. • The CHARGE lamp may remain lit longer than six hours, but this is not a malfunction. 4 Close the cover. When there is no “Memory Stick” inserted Clock Set DSC-H1 Insert the “Memory Stick” all the way in until it clicks. Press (Image Size) to complete the setting. • To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z. © 2005 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Checking the accessories supplied • Ni-MH battery charger BCCS2A/CS2B (1) • USB cable (1) • Lens cap (1)/Lens cap strap (1) While pressing OPEN, open the battery cover. Match 3/# and insert. Close the cover. button Using batteries other than the supplied ones To change the date and time You can use HR 15/51:HR6 (size AA) Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries/ZR6 (size AA) Oxy Nickel Primary Battery. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 98) t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 61) Select [Clock Set] in the (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3 above. On still image sizes For details on the image size t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 13) Image size Guidelines For printing high density images in A4 or A5 size Using the AC Adaptor On the clock display You can connect the camera using the AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied). t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 15). Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the AC Adaptor. 5M (2592×1944) (the default setting) • 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)* To check the remaining battery time When turning on the power 1M (1280×960) • Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on. • Do not touch the lens portion as the lens portion extends. Also, do not leave the camera with the lens portion extended for a long period of time with the power off as this may cause malfunction. • The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards. VGA(E-Mail) (640×480) No. of images Printing Less Fine More Rough 3M (2048×1536) • A/V cable (1) Press POWER to turn on and check the time on the screen. • Power cord (mains lead) (1) • Shoulder strap (1) • CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application software) (1) • Operating instructions for digital still camera “Read This First” (this manual) (1) • Lens hood (1) • HR6 (size AA) Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries (2) • Adaptor ring (1) • Operating instructions “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (1) A “Memory Stick” is not supplied. The camera has the own internal memory (32 MB), however, purchase of a “Memory Stick” is recommended. • Battery case (1) Battery remaining indicator Sufficient power remaining Battery half full Battery low, recording/ playback will stop soon. Change the batteries with fully charged ones, or charge the batteries. (The warning indicator flashes.) • The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain circumstances. • When using Oxy Nickel Primary Battery, the battery remaining indicator does not display the correct information. • When the AC Adaptor (not supplied) is used, the battery remaining indicator is not displayed. • Charge the supplied batteries 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 shoulder strap to prevent the camera from damage by being dropped, etc. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 16) S AF To turn off the power Press POWER again. On recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image size selected. For details on recordable number or time t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 23) Still images Maximum recordable image Movies Maximum recordable time • 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 the batteries Hold the camera with the battery cover facing upward, then open the battery cover and remove the batteries. Be careful not to drop the batteries. To use your camera abroad — Power sources Notes before use * Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards, etc. VGA 96 Battery remaining guidelines For printing in postcard size For recording a larger number of images For attaching images to e-mail or creating web pages You can use your camera, the supplied battery charger, and the 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-CS2A/ CS2B • Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a malfunction. 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 59) • Number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions. To remove a “Memory Stick” Open the “Memory Stick” cover, then push the “Memory Stick” in once. “Memory Stick” cover Access lamp When the access lamp is lit Never open the battery cover, remove the “Memory Stick” or turn off the power. The data may be corrupted. 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 (X:100.0%, Y:100.0%) 5 Created with Grafikhuset CMYK PDF Creator for SOHC2 at Sony Human Capital. Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) 1 Holding the camera Shoot still images (Scene Selection) 2 Select a mode. Still image: Still image (auto adjustment mode): Select 1 Shoot with the shutter button. Press and hold halfway down to focus . AE/AF lock indicator Flashing t lit/beeps Select the desired mode of Scene Selection ( , , , , , , ). 6 1 View/delete images Select 2 . Select an image with b/B. VGA 3/9 Press fully down The shutter sounds. 101-0003 2005 1 1 10:30PM BACK/NEXT VOLUME Still image: the image size is displayed VGA FINE / 96 Movie: button Movie: Jog dial • For details on modes, see below. Select . 2 30 F2.8 S AF Shoot with the shutter button. Movie: To play back a movie, press z. AF range finder frame Position the subject in the center of the focus frame. is displayed • You can easily view the next/previous image by turning the jog dial. STD 10/10 00:00:03 Press fully down STD 101_0010 STOP button button • Movies with the image size  are displayed a size smaller. Using the control button VGA 96 Using the flash for still images Using the zoom To cancel the Scene Selection To delete images Set the mode dial to other than the mode of Scene Selection. 1 Display the image you want to delete and press VGA T W VGA 96 T W 96 25 1.1 VGA VGA 96 8/8 Review 2005 1 1 10:30PM Shooting close-up (Macro) S AF RETURN VGA 96 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 Before step 2, press v ( ) on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected. No indicator Strobes if it is dark or against light (default setting) Forced flash SL Slow synchro (Forced flash) The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light. No flash • The flash automatically pops up and strobes. Close the flash by hand after use. • When the adaptor ring (supplied) or the lens hood (supplied) is attached, the flashlight is blocked. • Shooting distance (when [ISO] is set to [Auto]) W side: Approx. 0.3 to 6.8 m (11 26/32 inches to 22 feet 3 23/32 inches) T side: Approx. 0.9 to 5.2 m (2 feet 11 14/32 inches to 17 feet 23/32 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. Shortest shooting distance from the lens surface Setting all the way to the W side: Approx. 2 cm (13/16 inches) Setting all the way to the T side: Approx. 90 cm (35 1/2 inches) Before step 2, press V ( S AF ) on the control button. Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates (approximately 10 seconds later). Self-timer lamp 2/9 To cancel the deletion S AF Select [Exit], then press z. Delete Exit Pressing the button slightly zooms slowly and pressing the button fully down zooms fast. BACK/NEXT • When the zoom scale exceeds 12×, the camera uses [Digital Zoom]. For details on the [Digital Zoom] settings and the image quality t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 51) • You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie. If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to focus on Scene Selection modes To view an enlarged image (playback zoom) • If the subject is closer than approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) at W-side position, 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 (except for Continuous AF, t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 51)). Recompose the shot and focus again. The following modes are predetermined to match the scene conditions. While displaying a still image, press Subjects difficult to focus on are: – Distant from the camera and dark – The contrast between the subject and its background is poor. – Seen through glass – Moving fast – Reflect light or have a lustrous finish – Flashing – Against light Twilight* Shoots night scenes at a distance without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings. Twilight portrait* Shoots portraits in dark places. High-speed shutter Shoots moving subjects in bright places. Landscape Shoots landscapes, etc., by focusing on a distant subject. To undo the zoom, press to zoom in on the image. . Adjust the portion: v/V/b/B Cancel playback zoom: z To store enlarged images: [Trimming] t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 49) Viewing an index screen Press (index), then 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. Steady shot function VGA The steady shot function is equipped with the camera. To cancel the steady shot function, set the mode dial to other than , then press the (Steady shot) button to display the indicator. To turn on the steady shot function, press the (Steady shot) button again. Candle* Shoot candlelit scenes, without spoiling the atmosphere. 3/9 Portrait Shoots with backgrounds blur away, and the subject is sharpened. • SINGLE DISPLAY 101-0003 • SINGLE DISPLAY BACK/NEXT 2005 1 1 10:30PM VOLUME If you press again, the sixteen-image index screen appears. Beach (Steady shot) button To delete images in index mode Shoots seasides or lakesides, the blue of the water clearly recorded. • When the mode dial is set to , you cannot cancel the steady shot function. • You can save the battery power when the steady shot function is deactivated. • You can change the steady shot mode t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 54). To identify items on the screen t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 18) To shoot using the finder With the FINDER/LCD button, you can choose to shoot either using the finder or the LCD screen. When you use the finder, the image does not appear on the LCD screen. Adjust the finder adjustment lever until the image appears clearly within the finder, then shoot the image. Finder adjustment lever Using the self-timer (delete). 2 Select [Delete] with v, then press z. Zoom button S AF Using the self-timer VOLUME To stop recording, press the shutter button fully down again. Control button 101-0029 2005 1 1 10:30PM REV/CUE Rewind/Fast forward: b/B (Return to normal playback: z) Volume: v/V Stop playback: z Control button Zoom button Checking the last image you shot (Quick Review) Playback bar 640 REC 00:00:02[00:10:48] VGA B 640 Movie: FINDER/LCD button * The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. 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 use the functions set by the control button with Scene Selection To cancel a selection Before shooting in step 2, 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 28) Select an image you have previously selected for deletion, then press z to delete the indicator from the image. SELECT 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.