Prepare the battery pack 1 1 2 Insert the battery pack. Push the back part of the battery pack gently until it clicks into place. 2 Lift out the inlet plug and connect to the wall outlet (wall socket). 1 Turn the camera on/set the clock Select 2 . 3 Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) Terminal side Open the lens cover or press the POWER button. Lighting Battery charger Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” all the way in until it clicks. When there is no “Memory Stick Duo” inserted 3 CHARGE lamp Plug Set the clock with the control button. The camera records/plays back images using the internal memory (58 MB). t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 22) 1 Select the date display format with v/V, then press Light on: Charging z. Light off: Completed (Practical charge) Clock Set If you continue charging the battery pack for about one more hour (until it is fully charged), the charge will last slightly longer. 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 battery charger from the wall outlet (wall socket), and remove the battery pack from the battery charger. • The time required to fully charge the supplied battery pack from when it is completely discharged at a temperature of 25°C (77°F) is approximately 220 min., and the practical charging time is approximately 160 min. Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions. Digital Still Camera Read This First 1 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel 2 Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value 1 Select a mode. Still image: with v/V, then press z. Select Clock Set 2005 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK AM Cancel Insert the charged battery pack. Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) thoroughly, and retain them for future reference. 2005 / 1 / 3M VGA(E-Mail) 16:9(HDTV) Movie: Image Size Select • The screen above is for still images. • For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick PRO Duo” only), [640(Standard)] or . • The recordable number of still images or the recordable time of movies is indicated at the right side of [Image Size]. . 10 : 30 OK AM Cancel 4 Press (Image Size) to complete the setting. Close the battery/ “Memory Stick Duo” cover. button 2-656-805-11 (2) Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Checking the accessories supplied • Rechargeable battery pack NP-FT1 (1)/Battery case (1) 1 50 pic • To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z. Battery eject lever • Battery charger BC-CS3 (1) Select the size with v / V. 3:2 Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y © 2005 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan 3 (Image Size). 1M 3 Select [OK] with B, then press z. Operating Instructions Insert the battery pack while pressing the battery eject lever with the tip of the battery. Press . Clock Set Open the battery/ “Memory Stick Duo” cover. 2 Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y DSC-T9 3 4 Select the image size for use • USB, A/V, DC IN cable for multi-use terminal (1) • Wrist strap (1) A “Memory Stick Duo” is not supplied. The camera has its own internal memory (58 MB), however, purchase of a “Memory Stick Duo” is recommended for shooting more images. Using the AC Adaptor To change the date and time On still image sizes You can connect the camera to a wall outlet (wall socket) 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. Select [Clock Set] in the (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3 above. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (pages 47 and 57) For details on the image size t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 12) To check the remaining battery time Open the lens cover or press POWER button to turn on and check the time on the LCD screen. Remaining indicator 60min “Memory Stick Duo”: you can use a “Memory Stick Duo” with your camera. Image size Guidelines • Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM. • If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle. 6M (2816×2112) For printing in A4 size or high density images in A5 size • The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain circumstances. • 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. • CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application software) (1) • Operating instructions: “Read This First” (this manual) (1) • Operating instructions: “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (1) Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover and slide the battery eject lever in the direction of the arrow. Grasp the edges of the battery pack to pull 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. No. of images Printing Less Fine More Rough 3:2* (2816×1872) When turning on the power 60min 3M (2048×1536) 1M (1280×960) For printing in postcard size VGA(E-Mail) (640×480) For recording a larger number of images For attaching images to e-mail or creating web pages 16:9(HDTV)** (1920×1080) To remove the battery pack “Memory Stick”: you cannot use a “Memory Stick” with your camera. . On the clock display • It takes about one minute until the correct battery remaining time appears. Remaining time The default settings are marked with When opening the lens cover • When opening the lens cover, be careful not to touch the lens. For viewing images on a wide TV or a TV compatible with High-vision*** * Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards, etc. ** Both edges of the image may be cut off when printing t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 91) *** By using a “Memory Stick” slot or USB connection, you can enjoy higher quality images. On the recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies Other memory cards cannot be used. Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image size selected. • For details on “Memory Stick Duo” t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 97) For details on recordable number or time t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 21) Notes • Charge the supplied NP-FT1 battery pack before using the camera for the first time. • The LCD screen is manufactured using extremely high-precision technology so over 99.99% of the pixels are operational for effective use. However, there may be some tiny black points and/or bright points (white, red, blue or green in color) that constantly appear on the LCD screen. These points are normal in the manufacturing process and do not affect the recording in any way. • The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not Hook 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. Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. Battery eject lever Still images To turn off the power Movies Maximum number of recordable images Maximum recordable time Close the lens cover or press the POWER button again. To use your camera abroad — Power sources You can use your camera, the supplied battery charger, and the 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. • Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a malfunction. • If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for about three minutes, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery pack (Auto power-off function). 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 55) • The number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions. To remove a “Memory Stick Duo” Access lamp Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover, then push the “Memory Stick Duo” in once. When the access lamp is lit Never remove the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” or turn off the power. The data may be corrupted. http://www.sony.net/ continued on the reverse Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) 5 Holding the camera 1 Shoot still images (Scene Selection) 2 Select a mode. 1 Shoot with the shutter button. Select 2 . View/delete images 6 1 Press MENU. Select 2 . Select an image with b/B. 60min Still image (auto adjustment mode): Select 3/9 Press and hold the shutter button halfway down to focus. . AE/AF lock indicator Flashing indicator t Indicator lit/beeps Program Auto Camera Press the shutter button fully down. The shutter sounds. 101-0003 Mode 2005 1 1 10:30PM BACK/NEXT 3 60min Movie: VOLUME Still image: the image size is displayed Select (Camera) with b, then select a mode with v/V. Movie: / Select VGA Still image: button is displayed Movie: button . Program Auto Camera To play back a movie, press z. AF range finder frame WB ISO 60min STD 640 B 10/10 00:00:03 Movie: (STEADY SHOT) button Zoom button Position the subject in the center of the focus frame. Press the shutter button fully down. • For details on modes, see below. • The setting is maintained even when the power is turned off. 60min 101_0010 STOP (Screen display switch) button 4 Press MENU to turn off the menu. 5 Shoot with the shutter button. Control button VOLUME Rewind/Fast forward: b/B (Return to normal playback: z) Volume: v/V Stop playback: z button button Control button Control button To stop recording, press the shutter button fully down again. Using the control button Using the zoom 60min Playback bar 2005 1 1 10:30PM REV/CUE MENU button REC • 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 VGA 96 Using the flash for still images Zoom button 60min (Delete). 2 Select [Delete] with v, then press z. 60min S AF 60min Checking the last image you shot (Quick Review) VGA 60min 101-0029 60min VGA 96 8/8 Review Shooting close-up (Macro) 2005 1 1 10:30PM S AF RETURN 60min VGA 96 Using the self-timer To cancel the deletion • When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses the Digital Zoom function. For details on the [Digital Zoom] settings and the image quality t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 48) • You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie. 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. Using the self-timer Before step 2, press V ( ) on the control button. Scene Selection modes To view an enlarged image (playback zoom) The following modes are predetermined to match the scene conditions. Press Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates (approximately 10 seconds later). Magnifying glass The subject appears on the LCD screen magnified by up to 3.5×. To cancel, press V again. Soft snap Shoots portraits of people, flowers, etc., with a gentle atmosphere. Self-timer lamp 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) 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 (default setting) • Using a tripod (not supplied) is recommended. 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. • Shooting distance (when [ISO] is set to [Auto]) W side: Approx. 0.1 to 2.8 m (3 15/16 inches to 9 feet 2 1/4 inches) T side: Approx. 0.25 to 2.3 m (9 27/32 inches to 7 feet 6 9/16 inches) • The flash strobes twice. The first time is to adjust the light quantity. • While charging the flash, is displayed. Shooting close-up (Macro) Before step 2, press B ( If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to focus on • The focal distance to a subject is approx. 1 cm to 20 cm (13/32 inch to 7 7/8 inches). • 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. • The optical zoom is locked to the W side and cannot be used. Subjects difficult to focus on are: No flash ) on the control button. To cancel, press B again. Magnification scale 3.5× 2.2× 1.1× 0.5× 0.3× – Distant from the camera and dark – The contrast between the subject and its background is poor. – Seen through glass – Moving fast – Reflective light or with a lustrous finish – Flashing – Backlit To brighten up the display When your image appears to be unclear under bright light such as outside light, you can brighten the LCD backlight up. • When you press the zoom button, the image is enlarged using the digital zoom. 1.1 Landscape Shoots landscapes, etc., by focusing on a distant subject. High-speed shutter Shoots moving subjects outdoors or in other bright places. To store enlarged images: [Trimming] t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 46) To play back a series of images (Slide Show) While playing back still images, press (Slide Show). To cancel, press again. • You can change your settings such as changing Music files. For details on a variety of operations and settings for the slide show. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 27) Viewing an index screen Shoots whitish scenes brightly. Shoots night scenes at a distance without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings. 60min Shoots portraits in dark places. Fireworks are recorded in all their splendor. • 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 Auto Focus speed drops. • To shoot at even closer distances than close-ups (Macro) recording, use (Magnifying glass mode) in the Scene mode. For more detail t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 20) 3/9 • SINGLE DISPLAY Shortest shooting distance from the lens surface The anti-blur function is equipped with the camera. * The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. 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) To cancel the anti-blur function, set the mode switch to other than [Auto] in (Camera) on the menu (right column), then press (STEADY SHOT) button (shown above) to display the indicator. To turn on the anti-blur function, press the (STEADY SHOT) button again. • When the mode switch is set to [Auto] in (Camera) on the menu, you cannot cancel the anti-blur function. • You can change the anti-blur mode. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 51) To use the functions set by the control button with Scene Selection t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 16) 101-0003 • SINGLE DISPLAY BACK/NEXT 2005 1 1 10:30PM VOLUME If you press again, the sixteen-image index screen appears. 1 While an index screen is displayed, press control button, then press z. (Delete) Green selection frame Candle* Shoot candlelit scenes, without spoiling the atmosphere. 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 26) (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. To cancel a selection Select an image you have previously selected for deletion, then press z to delete the indicator from the image. Anti-blur function To identify items on the screen VGA To delete images in index mode Fireworks* Twilight portrait* (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 seasides or lakesides, with the blue of the water clearly recorded. Whenever you switch (Screen display switch) button (shown above), the LCD display is switched on and off as shown below. LCD backlight up t Histogram on t Indicators off t Indicators on Cancel playback zoom: z Snow Twilight* . Adjust the portion: v/V/b/B Press Beach while displaying a still image. To undo the zoom, press 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.