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Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera
α Handbook

Table of contents Sample photo Menu Index

© 2011 Sony Corporation

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NEX-5N

Notes on using the camera

How to use this handbook
Click on a button at upper right on the cover and each page to jump to the corresponding page. This is convenient when searching for a function you want to use. Search for information by function. Search for information by sample photos. Search for information in a listing of menu items.

Table of contents Sample photo Menu

Search for information by keyword.

Marks and notations used in this handbook
Index
In this handbook, the sequence of operations is shown by arrows (t). Operate the camera in the order indicated.

The default setting is indicated by

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Indicates cautions and limitations relevant to the correct operation of the camera.

z Indicates information that is useful to
know.

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Table of contents
Notes on using the camera
How to use this handbook ·····································2 Sample photo ························································6 Identifying parts ···················································12 List of icons on the screen···································16

Table of contents Sample photo

Basic operations
Operating the camera··········································19 Menu ···································································23 Shooting images··················································28 Playing back images ···········································30 Deleting images···················································32

Menu Index

Using functions with the control wheel
DISP (Display Contents) ·····································40 (Exposure Comp.) ··········································43 (Drive Mode)··············································44 (Image Index) ·················································51

Using the Photo Creativity function
Photo Creativity ···················································33 Background Defocus ···········································34 Brightness ···························································35 Color····································································36 Vividness ·····························································37 Picture Effect ·······················································38

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Using functions in the menu
Shoot Mode ·························································23 Camera································································24 Image Size ··························································24 Brightness/Color··················································25 Playback······························································25 Setup ···································································26

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Connecting with other equipment
Viewing images on a TV····································162 Using with your computer··································165 Using the software·············································167 Connecting the camera to the computer ···········170 Creating a movie disc········································172 Printing still images ···········································176

Menu Index

Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting·················································177 Warning messages············································183

Others
Using the camera abroad ··································186 Memory card ·····················································187 “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack ·······························189 Battery charger ··················································191 Mount Adaptor···················································192 Electronic Viewfinder·········································194 AVCHD format···················································195 Cleaning ····························································196

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See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. Refer to those descriptions in addition to the shooting tips displayed on the screen of the camera. the screen will jump to the page describing the function recommended for shooting that kind of photo. Click the desired sample photo.Sample photo “This is the scene I want to capture in a photo. Table of contents Sample photo Menu Click! Index 6GB Continued r . but how can I do?” You may find the answer by going through the sample photos listed here. Shooting people (page 7) Shooting macro photos (page 8) Shooting landscapes (page 9) Shooting sunset/night scenes (page 10) Shooting fast moving subjects (page 11) If you click on a photo.

Shooting people Table of contents 34 Only the main subject is in focus by defocusing the background (34) 49 The same scene with different brightness (49) Sample photo 75 A happy smile (75) 56 In candle light (56) Menu 54 A person in front of night view (54) 87 A moving person (87) Index 47 A group photo (47. 48) 66 A person lit from behind (66) 77 With soft skin tones (77) 7GB Continued r .

Shooting macro photos Table of contents 34 Defocusing the background (34) 88 Adjusting the color to indoor light (88) Sample photo 54 Flowers (54) 92 Lowering the amount of flash light (92) Menu 67 Focusing manually (67) 43 In better brightness (43) Index 87 Preventing camera shake for indoor shots (87) 43 Making food look appealing (43) 8GB Continued r .

Shooting landscapes Table of contents 43 The sky in vivid colors (43) 63 Running water (63) Sample photo 97 Vivid green colors (97) Panoramic photos (57) 97 Colored leaves (97) Menu 57 93 Scenery with a wide range of brightness (93) Index 93 Light outdoors shot from a dark interior (93) 34 Defocusing the background (34) 112 Keeping your shot level (112) 9GB Continued r .

Shooting sunset/night scenes Table of contents 54 Holding the camera by hand (54) 66 Trail of light (66) Sample photo 62 Fireworks (62) 34 Defocusing the background (34) Menu 49 The same scene in different brightness (49) 47 Preventing camera shake (47) Index 54 Shooting the red of the sunset beautifully (54) 10GB Continued r .

Shooting fast moving subjects Table of contents 70 Following a moving subject (70) 63 Expressing vigorous action (63) Sample photo 67 With the subject approaching the camera (67) 46 Capturing the best moment (46) 11GB Menu Index .

3) Do not touch this part directly. Accessories for the Smart Accessory Terminal can be also attached. A ON/OFF (Power) switch B Shutter button (28) C Remote sensor (50) D AF illuminator/Self-timer lamp/Smile Shutter lamp E Speaker F Microphone 1) G Smart Accessory Terminal 2 2) H Lens I Lens release button Table of contents Sample photo When the lens is removed J Mount K Image sensor 3) L Lens contacts 3) M (USB) terminal (170) N Hook for shoulder strap O HDMI terminal (162) P Light sensor Q LCD monitor/Touch panel (21) R (Playback) button (30) S MOVIE button (28) T Control wheel (19) U Soft keys (20) 1) 2) Menu Index Do not cover this part during movie recording. 12GB Continued r .Identifying parts See the pages in parentheses for details of operation.

wipe it off with a soft clean cloth. 13GB Continued r . then pass the cord through the connection plate cover as shown below. Insert the connection plate into the battery compartment.A Battery/memory card cover B Tripod receptacle • Use a tripod with a screw length of less than 5.5 mm (7/32 inch). You will be unable to firmly secure the camera to tripods having screws longer than 5. Table of contents C Image sensor position mark (67) D Access lamp E Battery compartment F Memory card insertion slot G Connection plate cover Use this when using an AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately). and may damage the camera.5 mm (7/32 inch). Index Flash HVL-F7S A Screw B Flash* C Connector* * Do not touch this part directly. Sample photo Menu • Make sure that the cord is not pinched when you close the cover. If it is dirty.

Lens E18 – 55 mm F3.6 OSS (supplied with NEX-5NK/5ND/5NY) A Hood index B Focusing ring C Zoom ring D Focal-length scale E Focal-length index F Lens contacts* G Mounting index * Do not touch this part directly. 14GB Continued r . Table of contents Sample photo Menu Index E16 mm F2.8 (supplied with NEX-5ND) A Converter index* B Focusing ring C Lens contacts** D Mounting index * A converter is sold separately. ** Do not touch this part directly.5-5.

5-6. 15GB Index .3 OSS (supplied with NEX-5NY) Table of contents Sample photo Menu A Focusing ring B Zoom ring C Focal-length scale D Focal-length index E Lens contacts* F Mounting index * Do not touch this part directly.E55 – 210 mm F4.

4M 7. Table of contents Shooting standby A Sample photo Display Indication Shoot Mode PASM Scene Selection Menu Scene Recognition Graphic display Aspect ratio of still images Index Movie recording 16M 14M 8.4M Image size of still images RAW RAW+J FINE STD 100 Image quality of still images Number of recordable still images Recording mode of movies 60i/50i 60i/50i 60p/50p 24p/25p 24p/25p Playback Memory card/Upload 16GB Continued r . You can change the screen display using DISP (Display Contents) on the control wheel (page 40).1M 4M 3.List of icons on the screen Icons are displayed on the screen to indicate the camera status.

Display 123Min 100% Indication Recordable time of movies Remaining battery Flash charge in progress AF illuminator C Display Indication Flash Mode/Red Eye Reduction Drive Mode Table of contents Sample photo Live view Does not record sound during movie recording Touch operation off SteadyShot/SteadyShot warning Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) connection error Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) overheating warning Overheating warning ±0.0 Focus mode Flash compensation Metering Mode Focus area mode Object Tracking Face Detection Soft Skin Effect Menu Index Database file full/ Database file error View mode AWB White Balance 7500K A7 G7 101-0012 Playback folder – File number Protect Print order DRO/Auto HDR Creative Style B Display Indication Soft keys Picture Effect Smile detection sensitivity indicator 17GB Continued r .

Appears when Picture Effect did not work on the image.0 ±0.0 ISO400 Indication Focus status Shutter speed Aperture value Metered manual Table of contents Sample photo Exposure compensation ISO sensitivity AE lock Shutter speed indicator Aperture indicator REC 0:12 2011-1-1 9:30AM 12/12 Recording time of the movie (m:s) Recorded date/time of the image Image number/Number of images in the view mode Appears when HDR did not work on the image. Histogram 18GB Menu Index .D Display z 1/125 F3.5 ±0.

DISP (Display Contents) and (Image Index) functions are assigned to the control wheel. When playing back. soft keys and touch panel allow you to use various functions of the camera.Basic operations Operating the camera The control wheel. You can assign the functions to the right key on the control wheel (page 131). (Exposure Comp.). Touch panel Table of contents Sample photo Soft keys Control wheel Menu Control wheel When shooting. 19GB Continued r Index . and (Drive Mode) functions are assigned to the control wheel. DISP (Display Contents).

A C In this case. the soft keys are indicated by the icon or the function shown on the screen. press soft key A. you can browse through them by turning or pressing the top/bottom/ left/right parts of the control wheel. depending on the context. Sample photo When options are displayed on the screen. To use the function shown at the lower right corner of the screen. Table of contents The arrow means you can turn the control wheel. you can select setting items. Soft key C works as the MODE (Shoot Mode) button. press soft key B. B 20GB Continued r . To use the function shown at the center. In this handbook. press the center of the control wheel (soft key C). The assigned role (function) of each soft key is shown on the screen. and soft key B as the ? (Shoot. To use the function shown at the upper right corner of the screen. You can assign the functions to the soft keys B and C (pages 131 and 132). Press the center to make your choice. Menu Index Soft keys The soft keys have different roles. Your selection is determined when you press the center of the control wheel.When you turn or press the top/bottom/right/left parts of the control wheel following the on-screen display. soft key A works as the MENU (Menu) button. Tips) button.

Touch panel
You can operate the camera intuitively by touching or sliding your finger on the screen. Touch the item on the screen to select it. Slide your finger on the screen to scroll down to hidden items.

Table of contents Sample photo

Touch the item to select it.

Sliding your finger on the screen will scroll the items. Items on the screen are replaced with ones that were out of view.

Menu

Operations
You can select items and make settings in two ways; one is using the control wheel, the other is touching and sliding your finger on the screen (Touch panel).
Operation To select an item Control wheel Touch panel

Index

Turn or press the top/bottom/left/ Touch the desired item. right parts, and then press the center.

To display a hidden item

Keep turning or pressing the top/ Slide your finger up or down on bottom parts until the item scrolls the screen until the item scrolls onto the screen. into view.

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Operation To set a value or adjust Turn it. the defocusing level

Control wheel

Touch panel

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Slide the indicator with your finger.

Sample photo

To play the next or the Turn it or press the left/right previous image parts.

Slide your finger left or right on the playback screen.

Menu

Notes
• You can perform most operations with both the control wheel/soft keys and the touch panel. However, some operations can be done only with one or the other. • Avoid the followings: – Using a pointed object, such as a pencil, ball-point pen, or the tip of a finger nail. – Holding the camera by touching the screen. • The touch panel may not react when you attempt to operate it with gloves on.

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Index

Using functions in the menu

Menu

Table of contents Sample photo

You can set up the basic settings for the camera as a whole, or execute functions such as shooting, playback, or other operations.

1 Select MENU. 2 Select the desired item by pressing the top/bottom/left/right parts of the control wheel, and then press the center. Or, touch the item on the screen. 3 Following the instructions on the screen, select the desired item and press the center of the control wheel to make your choice. Or, following the instructions on the screen, touch the desired item on the screen.

Menu

MENU

Index

Control wheel

Shoot Mode
Allows you to select a shooting mode, such as exposure mode, panoramic, Scene Selection.
Intelligent Auto The camera evaluates the subject and makes the proper settings. You can enjoy automatic shooting with the appropriate settings. Shoots with preset settings according to the subject or condition. Reduces the camera shake when shooting a slightly dark indoor scene or a telephoto. Shoots with panoramic size. Shoots 3D panoramic images used for playback on a 3D compatible TV. Adjusts the aperture and shutter speed. Adjusts the shutter speed to express the movement of the subject. Adjusts the range in focus, or defocuses the background. Continued r

Scene Selection Anti Motion Blur Sweep Panorama 3D Sweep Panorama Manual Exposure Shutter Priority Aperture Priority

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Program Auto

Automatic shooting that allows you to customize settings, except for the exposure (shutter speed and aperture).

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Camera
Allows you to set shooting functions, such as continuous shooting, self-timer, and flash.
Drive Mode Flash Mode AF/MF Select Autofocus Area Autofocus Mode Object Tracking Prec. Dig. Zoom Face Detection Face Registration Smile Shutter Soft Skin Effect Shooting Tip List LCD Display (DISP) Finder Display(DISP) DISP Button(Monitor) Selects the drive mode, such as continuous shooting, self-timer, or bracket shooting. Selects the method used to fire the flash. Selects auto focusing or manual focusing. Selects the area to be focused on. Selects the autofocus method. Keeps the focus on a subject while tracking it. Sets the digital zoom. Detects people’s faces automatically, and adjusts focus and exposure to suit the faces. Registers or changes the person to be given priority in the focus. Each time the camera detects a smile, the camera releases the shutter automatically. Shoots the skin smoothly in the Face Detection function.

Sample photo Menu Index

Allows you to access all shooting tips. Changes the information to be displayed on the LCD monitor. Changes the information to be displayed on an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately). Allows you to select the kind of information to be displayed on the LCD monitor when you press the DISP button.

Image Size
Allows you to set the image size and aspect ratio.
Still Image Size Aspect Ratio Quality 3D Panorama Image Size Panorama Direction Selects the image size of 3D panoramic images. Selects the direction to pan the camera when shooting 3D panoramic images. Selects the image size. Selects the aspect ratio. Selects the compression format.

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or cancels the protection. Switches the information to be displayed on the playback screen. or makes printing settings. Adjusts the color temperature according to the ambient light conditions. Selects the number of images to be displayed on the index screen. Adjusts the amount of flash light. Selects the method used for measuring the brightness. Selects AVCHD 60i/60p. AVCHD 50i/50p or MP4. Selects the images to print. 25GB Continued r . Shoots with the desired effects to express a unique atmosphere. and image quality of movies. Rotates images. Plays back images automatically. Selects the image size.Panorama Table of contents Image Size Panorama Direction Movie File Format Record Setting Selects the image size of panoramic images. Connects to a 3D compatible TV and allows you to view 3D images. Delete Slide Show View Mode Image Index Rotate Protect 3D Viewing Enlarge Image Volume Settings Specify Printing Displayplayback During Contents Deletes images. frame rate. Sets the ISO sensitivity. ISO White Balance Metering Mode Flash Comp. Selects the image processing method. Selects the direction to pan the camera when shooting panoramic images. Sample photo Brightness/Color Allows you to make brightness settings such as metering mode. Menu Index Playback Allows you to set playback functions. Enlarges the image. Sets the sound volume of movies. Corrects the brightness or contrast automatically. Protects images. Exposure Comp. DRO/Auto HDR Picture Effect Creative Style Compensates for the brightness of the entire image. and color settings such as white balance. Allows you to determine how to group the playback images.

etc. Sets whether or not to use the electronic front curtain shutter function. Turns on the grid line that helps you to adjust the composition of images. Main Settings Menu start Selects a first-displayed menu from the top menu or the last menu screen. Aber. Shooting Settings AF Illuminator Red Eye Reduction FINDER/LCD Setting Live View Display Auto Review Grid Line Peaking Level Peaking Color MF Assist MF Assist Time Color Space SteadyShot Release w/o Lens Eye-Start AF Front Curtain Shutter Long Exposure NR High ISO NR Lens Comp. or change the camera settings. Provides pre-flash before shooting when using the flash. 26GB Continued r Index . Sets whether or not to release the shutter when there is no lens. Sets how to switch between an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) and the LCD monitor.Setup Allows you to make more detailed shooting settings.: Distortion Movie Audio Rec Wind Noise Reduct. when using the LA-EA2 Mount Adaptor (sold separately). Finely adjusts the autofocused position. Lens Comp. Sets the noise reduction processing for high ISO sensitivity shootings. Reduces the color deviation at the corners of the screen.: Shading Lens Comp. Sets the length of time the image will be shown in an expanded form. Compensates for distortion on the screen. Sets the noise reduction processing for long exposure shootings.: Chro. Allows you to choose whether or not to show the value of exposure compensation. Displays an enlarged image when focusing manually. Sets camera shake compensation. Changes the range of color reproduction. Table of contents Sample photo Menu Enhances the outline of in-focus ranges with a specific color. Sets whether or not to use autofocus when you look through an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately). Sets the AF illuminator to assist auto-focusing in dim places. Sets the display time of the image right after shooting. AF Micro Adj. Reduces wind noise during movie recording. Sets the sound for movie recording. Sets the color used for the peaking function. to prevent eyes from being shot in red. Compensates for the shaded corners of the screen. on the screen display.

Selects the area where you are using the camera. Displays the remaining recording time of movies and the recordable number of still images on the memory card. Sets whether or not to display the demonstration with movies. 27GB . Turns the Help Guide on or off. Selects the language used on the screen. Selects the folder name format. Repairs the image database file when inconsistencies are found. Displays the versions of the camera and the lens/mount adaptor. Selects the method used for a USB connection. Display Color Wide Image Playback Display HDMI Resolution CTRL FOR HDMI USB Connection Cleaning Mode Version Demo Mode Reset Default Memory Card Tool Format File Number Folder Name Select Shoot. Resets the camera to the factory-settings. Sets whether or not to operate the camera with a “BRAVIA” Sync compatible TV’s Remote Control. Selects the color of the LCD monitor. Folder New Folder Recover Image DB Display Card Space Eye-Fi Setup* Upload Settings Assigns functions to the various keys. Set resolution when connected to HDMI TV. Sets the brightness of the LCD monitor. Sets the time to turn the camera to the power save mode. Creates a new folder. Table of contents Sets whether or not to operate the camera using the touch panel. Sets the upload function of the camera when an Eye-Fi card is used. Formats the memory card. Selects the recording folder. Selects a method to display wide images. Selects the method used for assigning file numbers to images. Sample photo Menu Selects the method used to play back portrait images. Sets the date and time.Custom Key Settings Touch Operation Beep Language Date/Time Setup Area Setting Help Guide Display Power Save LCD Brightness Viewfinder Bright. Selects the sound produced when you operate the camera. Allows you to clean the image sensor. Sets the brightness of an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately). Index * Appears when an Eye-Fi card (sold separately) is inserted in the camera.

and adjusts the settings. and press it fully down to shoot. (Low Brightness). To record movies. 28GB Continued r . (Macro). or (Baby). The Scene Recognition function begins to work. The camera makes decisions appropriate to the situation. Index Scene Recognition icon and guide • The camera recognizes (Night Scene). press the MOVIE button to start recording. (Landscape). Note • You can continuously record an AVCHD format movie for up to 29 minutes. Press the MOVIE button again to stop recording. (Night Portrait). (Portrait). press the shutter button halfway down to focus on your subject. Menu z On Scene Recognition The Scene Recognition function lets the camera automatically recognize the shooting conditions and allows you to shoot the image with appropriate settings.Shooting images Shooting images with the settings in effect when you bought the camera is explained here. Table of contents 1 Adjust the LCD monitor angle. (Spotlight). (Backlight). and hold the camera. (Backlight Portrait). and displays the corresponding icon and guide on the LCD monitor when the scene is recognized. (Tripod Night Scene). and an MP4 format movie for up to 29 minutes or 2 GB. The recording time may shorten depending on the ambient temperatures or recording conditions. Sample photo 2 To take still images.

The subject is seen through glass. The contrast between the subject and the background is poor. Either recompose the shot or change the focus setting. The subject is moving quickly. touch . the camera tracks and focuses on a subject even if the subject is moving (page 71). To cancel the touch AF. 29GB . The subject is backlit. When [Object Tracking] is set to [On]. Cannot focus. or has shiny surfaces. Index z Focusing on a subject by touching it on the screen Touch the point on which you want to focus on the screen. A frame appears at the point you touched and that framed area is focused on when you press the shutter button half way down. The subject reflects light such as mirror. The subject is flashing. Sample photo Focus indicator Focus indicator z lit lit lit z flashing Status Focus locked. Focus is confirmed. Still focusing.z If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to Table of contents focus on When the camera cannot focus on the subject automatically. Focal point moves following a moving subject. Menu • Focusing may be difficult in the following situations: – – – – – – – It is dark and the subject is distant. the focus indicator blinks.

Note • Panoramic images shot on other cameras may not be played back properly. You may select a folder by touching the bar. Or. Turn counterclockwise during pause. Press the right. press the center of the control wheel. or turn it clockwise. 3 To play back panoramic images or movies. then press the top/bottom parts of the control wheel. 2 Select the image with the control wheel. You can change the view mode by pressing the center of the bar. Index * The movie is played back frame-by-frame. select the bar to the left of the image index screen (page 51). z Displaying a desired folder To select a desired folder. Press the bottom t top/bottom. Touch M.Playing back images Plays back the recorded images. Touch Touch – during pause. during pause. Sample photo Menu Touch m. or turn it counterclockwise. slide the screen left or right. Press the left. During movie playback Pause/resume Fast-forward Fast-rewind Forward slow playback Reverse slow playback* Adjust sound volume Control wheel operation Press the center. touch N on the screen. Touch panel operation Touch X/N. Turn clockwise during pause. 30GB Continued r . Table of contents 1 Press the (Playback) button. Or.

Enlarged playback
A portion of a still image can be enlarged for closer examination during playback. This is convenient to check the focus condition of a recorded still image. You can enlarge playback images from the Menu (page 104).

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1 Display the image you want to enlarge, then select (Enlarge Image). 2 Adjust the scaling by turning the control wheel. Or, touch or on the screen. 3 Select the portion you want to enlarge by pressing the top/bottom/right/left of the control wheel, or by sliding the image.
When you touch the image, the image is enlarged, centering on the spot you touched.

Sample photo Menu

4 To cancel the enlarged playback, select
Notes

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• You cannot use the enlarged playback function with movies. • To enlarge panoramic images, pause the playback first, and then press

(Enlarge Image).

Index

z Scaling range
The scaling range is as follows. Image size L M S Scaling range Approx. ×1.0 – ×13.6 Approx. ×1.0 – ×9.9 Approx. ×1.0 – ×6.8

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Deleting images
You can delete the image displayed.

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1 Display the image you want to delete, and select (Delete). 2 Select OK.
Select to quit the operation.

Sample photo

(Delete)

Menu

OK

Notes
• You cannot delete protected images. • Once you have deleted an image, you cannot restore it. Check whether you delete the image or not beforehand.

z To delete several images
Select MENU t [Playback] t [Delete] to select and delete specific images at the same time.

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Index

Using the Photo Creativity function

Photo Creativity
Using Photo Creativity, you can shoot a subject with easy operations and obtain creative photos easily.

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. 2 Select (Photo Creativity).

Sample photo Menu

3 Select the item you want to set from the items displayed at the bottom of the screen.
You can use the Photo Creativity setup items simultaneously.

4 Select the desired setting. 5 To take still images, press the shutter button. To record movies, press the MOVIE button to start recording.
To return to [Intelligent Auto], select Bkground Defocus (page 34) Brightness (page 35) Color (page 36) Vividness (page 37) Picture Effect (page 38) Notes
• The Photo Creativity function is only available when an E-mount lens is mounted. • The Smile Shutter function cannot be used. • When the Photo Creativity mode is activated, several items that have been set on the menu become invalid. • When the camera returns to [Intelligent Auto] or is turned off, the settings are reset to the default ones. • You can adjust [Bkground Defocus] only during recording movies with the Photo Creativity function.

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Adjusts the blurring of the background. Adjusts the brightness. Adjusts the color. Adjusts the vividness. Selects the desired effect filter for shooting.

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Background Defocus
Photo Creativity allows you to defocus the background easily to make the subject stand out, while checking the defocusing effect on the LCD monitor. You can record a movie with a value adjusted with the defocusing effect.

Table of contents Sample photo

1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. 2 Select (Photo Creativity). 3 Select [Bkground Defocus]. 4 Defocus the background.
: To focus : To defocus Select AUTO to restore to the original status. Notes
• The defocusing range available depends on the lens used. • The defocusing effect may not be noticeable, depending on the distance from the subject or the lens used.

Menu Index

z For a better result of Background Defocus
• Move closer to the subject. • Lengthen the distance between the subject and the background.

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4 Select the desired brightness. Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. 2 Select (Photo Creativity). : To make images brighter : To make images darker Select AUTO to restore to the original status. 3 Select [Brightness].Brightness You can adjust the brightness easily in Photo Creativity. 35GB Menu Index .

4 Select the desired color. 2 Select (Photo Creativity). Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. : To make the color warm : To make the color cool Select AUTO to restore to the original status. 36GB Menu Index . 3 Select [Color].Color You can adjust the color easily in Photo Creativity.

Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. 37GB Menu Index . 3 Select [Vividness]. : To make images vivid : To make images faint Select AUTO to restore to the original status. 4 Select the desired vividness.Vividness You can adjust the vividness easily in Photo Creativity. 2 Select (Photo Creativity).

2 Select (Photo Creativity). 38GB Continued r . Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. (Posterization: B/W) Creates a high contrast. Select AUTO to restore to the original status. (Posterization: Color) Creates a high contrast. Select the desired effect filter to achieve more impressive and artistic expression. Creates the look of a Toy Camera photo with shaded corners and pronounced colors. 4 Select the desired effect.Picture Effect You can set Picture Effect easily in Photo Creativity. Menu Index (Pop Color) Creates a vivid look by emphasizing color tones. abstract look in black and white. (Off) (Toy Camera) Does not use the Picture Effect function. 3 Select [Picture Effect]. abstract look by heavily emphasizing primary colors. (Retro Photo) Creates the look of an aged photo with sepia color tones and faded contrast.

Menu (Partial Color: Blue) Creates an image which retains the color blue. Also. You can use more picture effects and make fine adjustment with Option. but converts others to black and white. Notes • When [Partial Color] is selected. but converts others to black and white.) Creates an image with high contrast in black and white.(Soft High-key) Creates an image with the indicated atmosphere: bright. but converts others to black and white. images may not retain the selected color. Index (Partial Color: Yellow) Creates an image which retains the color yellow. ethereal. fine adjustment is not available. tender. Table of contents (Partial Color: Red) Creates an image which retains the color red. but converts others to black and white. • The available picture effects are limited with Photo Creativity. 39GB . depending on the subject. transparent. (High Contrast Mono. Sample photo (Partial Color: Green) Creates an image which retains the color green. soft. Select MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [Picture Effect] (page 95).

Info. MENU t [Playback] t [Display Contents]. Menu During shooting LCD Display (DISP) Graphic Display Shows basic shooting information. Note • You can set [Finder Display(DISP)] when an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) is attached to the camera. Does not show recording information. 2 Select the desired mode. During playback. except for when [Shoot Mode] is set to [Sweep Panorama] or [3D Sweep Panorama]. Index Display All Info.Using functions with the control wheel DISP (Display Contents) Using the control wheel: 1 Press DISP (Display Contents) on the control wheel repeatedly to select the desired mode. Shows recording information. No Disp. Big Font Size Disp. Shows only major items in a larger size. Graphically shows the shutter speed and aperture value. 40GB Continued r . MENU t [Camera] t [LCD Display (DISP)]/[Finder Display(DISP)]. Table of contents Sample photo Using the Menu: 1 During shooting.

41GB Continued r .Histogram Displays the luminance distribution graphically. Table of contents For viewfinder Shows only shooting information on the screen (no image). Index z To set the screen display modes to be available You can select which LCD monitor screen display modes can be selected in shooting mode with [DISP Button(Monitor)] (page 79). Menu Histogram Displays the luminance distribution graphically. Basic Info Shows basic recording information on the viewfinder. Sample photo Finder Display(DISP) Disp. Select this when you shoot using a viewfinder (sold separately).

Brighter image will make the entire histogram shift to the right side. – Movie – Panorama – Slide Show Index z What is histogram ? The histogram displays the luminance distribution that shows how many pixels of a particular brightness exist in the picture.During playback Display Info. Flash R (red) Luminance • If the image has a high-key or low-key portion. Menu Note • Histogram is not displayed during following playback modes. Does not show recording information. and darker image to the left side. No Disp. Table of contents Sample photo Histogram Displays the luminance distribution graphically. Shows recording information. G (green) B (blue) 42GB . that portion flashes on the histogram display during playback (Luminance limit warning). Info. in addition to recording information.

only a value between –2. set a +-side exposure compensation. • Even though you can adjust the exposure between –3.0 EV and +3. Correct exposure Set [Exposure Comp. You can adjust the exposure in 1/3 EV steps in a range of –3. Notes • You cannot use [Exposure Comp. If you set an exposure beyond this range.] toward –. Underexposure = too little light Darker image • To shoot subjects in brighter tones.] toward +. • When shooting a blue sky. or when you use the flash.Exposure Comp. but it will be reflected on the recorded image.] t desired value. To make photos of food look more appealing. MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [Exposure Comp. the image brightness on the screen does not show the effect.0 EV. setting a –-side exposure compensation will allow you to capture the sky in vivid colors.] when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Manual Exposure] • If you shoot a subject in extremely bright or dark conditions. Table of contents 1 (Exposure Comp. you may not be able to get a satisfactory effect.0 EV and +2.0 EV to +3. Or.0 EV. Sample photo Menu z Adjusting the exposure for better looking images Overexposure = too much light Whitish image Index m M Set [Exposure Comp.) on the control wheel t desired value. shoot the food a little brighter than usual and try to use a white background. 43GB .0 EV with the equivalent image brightness appears on the screen when shooting.

Allows you to use the RMT-DSLR1 Wireless Remote Commander (sold separately) (page 50). or bracket shooting.) (Remote Cdr.Drive Mode You can set the drive mode. Focus and brightness settings of the first shot are used for the following shots. Shoots an image after ten or two seconds (page 47). each with different degrees of brightness (page 49). Shoots images continuously at high speed while you press and hold down the shutter button (page 46).) (Self-timer) (Selftimer(Cont)) (Bracket: Cont. Table of contents 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t desired mode.) Shoots one still image. Or. Normal shooting mode. (Single Shooting) (Cont. Index Note • You cannot change the setting when using the following functions: – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Auto HDR] 44GB . MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t desired mode. such as continuous. Sample photo Menu Shoots images continuously after ten seconds (page 48). Shooting) (Spd Priority Cont. Shoots three images while holding the shutter button down. self-timer. Shoots images continuously while you press and hold down the shutter button (page 45).

Cont. Shooting] with the following functions: – [Scene Selection]. excluding [Sports Action] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] – [Auto HDR] 45GB Sample photo Menu Index . Note • You cannot use [Cont. Or. Shooting]. Shooting Shoots images continuously while you press and hold down the shutter button. Shooting]. MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t [Cont. Table of contents 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t [Cont.

MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t [Spd Priority Cont.]. – [Scene Selection].]. at a higher speed than that of [Cont. 46GB Menu Index . Sample photo Notes • You cannot use [Spd Priority Cont. Shoots images continuously while you press and hold down the shutter button.Spd Priority Cont.] with the following functions. excluding [Sports Action] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] – [Auto HDR] • Focus and brightness settings of the first shot are used for the following shots. Or. Shooting]. Table of contents 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t [Spd Priority Cont.

To cancel the timer. (Self-timer: 2 Sec) Menu Note • You cannot use [Self-timer] with the following functions: – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] – [Auto HDR] 47GB Index . Sets the 2-second delay self-timer. Table of contents 2 Option t desired mode. press (Self-timer: 10 Sec) (Drive Mode) and select [Single Shooting]. Or. This reduces the camera shake caused by pressing the shutter button. When you press the shutter button. MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t [Self-timer].Self-timer 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t [Self-timer]. the self-timer lamp flashes and the audible signal sounds until the shutter operates. Sample photo Sets the 10-second delay self-timer. press (Drive Mode) on the control wheel. To cancel the self-timer.

You can choose the best shot from several shots taken. Sample photo 2 Option t desired mode.Self-timer(Cont) Continuously shoots the number of images you have set after ten seconds. To cancel the self-timer.): 10 Sec. When you press the shutter button. press (Drive Mode) and select [Single Shooting]. Or. MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t [Self-timer(Cont)]. Table of contents 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t [Self-timer(Cont)].) Note Menu • You cannot use [Self-timer(Cont)] with the following functions: – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] – [Auto HDR] 48GB Index . To cancel the timer. 5 lmg. Shoots three or five still images continuously after ten seconds. 3 lmg. (Self-timer(Cont. press (Drive Mode) on the control wheel.): 10 Sec.) (Self-timer(Cont. the self-timer lamp flashes and the audible signal sounds until the shutter operates.

the exposure is shifted based on the compensated value.].: 0.: 0. 49GB . MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t [Bracket: Cont. Press and hold down the shutter button until the bracket recording is completed. You can select an image that suits your intention. • In [Manual Exposure]. 2 Option t desired mode.3 EV) (Bracket: Cont. after recording. Images are taken with the set value of deviation (steps) from the base exposure. To cancel the bracket.7 EV) (Drive Mode) and select [Single Shooting]. press (Bracket: Cont. the exposure is shifted by adjusting the shutter speed.]. Menu Index Notes • You cannot use [Bracket: Cont. Table of contents Sample photo 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t [Bracket: Cont. then to lighter. to darker. Or.Bracket: Cont. Shoots three images while automatically shifting the exposure from base.] with the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] – [Auto HDR] • The last shot is shown on the auto review. • When you adjust the exposure.

You can shoot using the SHUTTER and 2SEC (the shutter is released after two seconds) buttons on the RMT-DSLR1 Wireless Remote Commander (sold separately).]. Notes • You cannot use [Remote Cdr.]. and shoot the image.Remote Cdr. MENU t [Camera] t [Drive Mode] t [Remote Cdr. point the transmitter of the Wireless Remote Commander to the remote sensor. refer to the operating instructions supplied with the Wireless Remote Commander. Table of contents 1 (Drive Mode) on the control wheel t [Remote Cdr.] with the following functions: – Movie recording – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Auto HDR] • A lens or hood may cover the remote sensor and prevent the sensor from receiving the light from the Remote Commander. Or. Sample photo 2 Focus on the subject. 50GB Menu Index . Operate the Remote Commander from positions where the light to the remote sensor is not obscured. Also.

select the desired image and press the center of the control wheel. then press the top/bottom parts of the control wheel. You may select a folder by touching the bar. z Displaying a desired folder To select a desired folder.Using functions in the menu Image Index Displays multiple images at the same time. select the bar to the left of the image index screen. You can switch to 12-image index. 51GB Menu Index . Or. (Image Index) on the control wheel. Table of contents 1 Press the 2 Press (Playback) button to switch to the playback mode. touch the desired image. You can change the view mode by pressing the center of the bar. Six-image index appears. MENU t [Playback] t [Image Index]. Sample photo 3 To return to the single-image playback.

(Night Portrait). [Backlight Portrait]. you can change the settings with easy operations and achieve creative photography (page 33). (Tripod Night Scene). [Night Portrait]. The camera recognizes (Night Scene). or (Baby). (Portrait). the Scene Recognition icon and guide appear on the screen. • You can shoot even if the camera has not recognized the scene. (Spotlight). Menu z Photo Creativity Pressing the center of the control wheel in [Intelligent Auto] mode accesses the Photo Creativity menu. (Backlight).Intelligent Auto The camera analyzes the subject. 2 Point the camera to the subject. When the camera recognizes the scene. 52GB Continued r Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Intelligent Auto]. the [Portrait]. (Landscape). (Macro). • When [Face Detection] is set to [Off]. (Backlight Portrait). and [Baby] scenes are not recognized. Sample photo Scene Recognition icon and guide Notes • [Flash Mode] is set to [Autoflash] or [Flash Off]. (Low Brightness). Using it. and allows you to shoot with appropriate settings.

The subject is flashing. The subject is moving quickly. Focus is confirmed. 53GB Index . Focal point moves following a moving subject. Sample photo Focus indicator Focus indicator z lit lit lit z flashing Status Focus locked. or has shiny surfaces. Menu • Focusing may be difficult in the following situations: – – – – – – – It is dark and the subject is distant.z If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to Table of contents focus on When the camera cannot focus on the subject automatically. Either recompose the shot or change the focus setting. The subject is seen through glass. The subject reflects light such as mirror. The contrast between the subject and the background is poor. the focus indicator blinks. Still focusing. Cannot focus. The subject is backlit.

Attach and fire the flash. Menu (Macro) Shoots close subjects such as flowers. or small items.Scene Selection Allows you to shoot with preset settings according to the scene. 54GB Continued r . (Night Scene) Shoots night scenes without losing the dark atmosphere. The camera shoots images continuously while the shutter button is pressed. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Scene Selection] t desired mode. insects. (Portrait) Blurs away backgrounds and sharpens the subject. Sample photo (Landscape) Shoots the entire range of scenery in sharp focus with vivid colors. Index (Sports Action) Shoots a moving subject at a fast shutter speed so that the subject looks as if it is standing still. food. Shoots the red of the sunset beautifully. (Sunset) (Night Portrait) Shoots portraits in night scenes. Expresses skin tones softly.

the shutter clicks six times and an image is recorded. such as fluorescent lighting. • The minimum distance that you can come close to a subject does not change even if you select [Macro]. or lawn – Subjects with constant change such as waves or water falls • In the case of [Hand-held Twilight]. 55GB Sample photo Menu Index . block noise may occur when using a light source that flickers. so using a tripod is recommended to prevent the image from blurring. the image quality becomes [Fine] temporarily. • Reducing blur is less effective even in [Hand-held Twilight] when shooting: – Subjects with erratic movement – Subjects are too close to the camera – Subjects with a repeating pattern such as tiles.(Hand-held Twilight) Shoots night scenes with less noise and blur without using a tripod. and image processing is applied to reduce subject blur. sandy beach. Table of contents Notes • In the [Night Scene] and [Night Portrait] modes. For the minimum in-focus range. camera shake. refer to the minimum distance of the lens attached to the camera. and subjects with little contrast such as sky. • In the [Hand-held Twilight] mode. A burst of shots are taken. • If you select [Hand-held Twilight] with [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG]. the shutter speed is slower. and noise.

Notes • If you select [Anti Motion Blur] with [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG]. block noise may occur. – Subjects with constant change such as waves or water falls. • Reducing blur is less effective when shooting: – Subjects with erratic movement. • The shutter clicks six times and an image is recorded. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Anti Motion Blur]. • When using a light source that flickers. – Subjects are too close to the camera. so camera shake is reduced while preventing noise. sandy beach. or lawn. 56GB Sample photo Menu Index . – Subjects with a repeating pattern such as tiles. to reduce the subject blur. such as fluorescent lighting.Anti Motion Blur This is suitable for indoor shots without using the flash. The camera combines six shots at high sensitivity into one still image. and subjects with little contrast such as sky. 2 Shoot with the shutter button. the image quality becomes [Fine] temporarily.

a gray area occurs in the composed image. • [Sweep Panorama] is not suitable when shooting: – Subjects are moving. we recommend that you select [Standard] in [Image Size]. • The camera continues shooting during [Sweep Panorama] recording. the stitched part will not be recorded smoothly. Index Guidance bar Notes • If you cannot pan the camera across the entire subject within the given time. 2 Point the camera at the edge of the subject. – Subjects are too close to the camera. • When you select [Wide] in [Image Size]. • When the whole angle of panoramic shooting and the angle in which you fixed the focus and exposure with AE/AF lock are extremely different in brightness. and subjects with little contrast such as sky. • [Sweep Panorama] recording may be discontinued in the following situations: – You pan the camera too fast or too slow. that are much brighter than surroundings. If this happens. and the shutter keeps clicking until the end of the shooting. – Subjects with a repeating pattern such as tiles. sandy beach. Menu This part will not be taken. – There is too much camera shake. change the lock angle and shoot again. • Since several images are stitched together. Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Sweep Panorama]. If this happens. the shooting will not be successful. – Subjects with the sun or electric lights. etc. panoramic images may be blurred. 3 Pan the camera to the end. color and focus. following the guidance on the LCD monitor. the brightness or color of the combined image is not always the same. – Subjects with constant change such as waves or water falls. In such cases.Sweep Panorama Allows you to create a panoramic image from composed images. 57GB Continued r . move the camera fast to record a full panoramic image. • Under low light conditions. you may not be able to pan the camera across the entire subject within the given time. then press the shutter button fully down. or lawn. • Under lights that flicker such as fluorescent light.

Press it again to pause. so that you can lock the focus. adjust the frame composition so that the section is in the center of the image. exposure. Then. it is recommended to use it with W side. 58GB . then shoot again. [Sweep Panorama] is better suited for still subjects. rather than moving ones. In such case. • If a section with greatly varied shapes or scenery is concentrated along a screen edge. Menu Index z Playing back scrolling panoramic images You can scroll panoramic images from the beginning to the end by pressing the center of the control wheel while panoramic images are being displayed. and white balance. and the image size by MENU t [Image Size] t [Image Size]. Shows the displayed area of the whole panoramic image.z Tips for shooting a panoramic image Pan the camera in an arc with a constant velocity and in the same direction as the indication on the LCD monitor. press the shutter button fully down and pan the camera. Vertical direction Horizontal direction Table of contents Sample photo Radius as short as possible • When using a zoom lens. You may play/pause by touching N/X on the screen. • Panoramic images are played back with the supplied software “PMB. • Determine the scene and press the shutter button halfway. the image composition may fail.” • Panoramic images shot with other cameras may not be displayed or scrolled correctly. • You can select the direction by MENU t [Image Size] t [Panorama Direction].

3 Pan the camera to the end. or a tired feeling while watching 3D images recorded with the camera on 3D compatible monitors. we recommend that you take a break at regular time intervals. then press the shutter button fully down. we recommend that you select [Standard] or [16:9] in [Image Size]. stop watching 3D images. • If you cannot pan the camera across the entire subject within the given time. sandy 59GB Continued r . the stitched part will not be recorded smoothly. 2 Point the camera at the edge of the subject. • The camera continues shooting during [3D Sweep Panorama] recording. – Subjects with a repeating pattern such as tiles. and consult a doctor as needed. • When you select [Wide] in [Image Size]. please set your own standards. a gray area may occur more often. color and focus. or shooting may be stopped. such as a pediatric or ophthalmic doctor. We recommend you pan the camera 180 degrees within about 6 seconds when using an E18 – 55 mm lens at the wide end (18 mm) for better results. you may not be able to pan the camera across the entire subject within the given time. • When the whole angle of 3D panoramic shooting and the angle in which you fixed the focus and exposure (AE/AF lock) by pressing the shutter button halfway down are extremely different in brightness. nausea. • Since several images are stitched together. If you feel sick. You should pan the camera slower with the telephoto side of the lens. 3D panoramic images may be blurred. The recorded images are played back as normal still images on the LCD monitor of this camera and a non-3D TV. Sample photo This part will not be taken. Make sure your children follow the precautions above. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [3D Sweep Panorama]. change the lock angle and shoot again. – Subjects are too close to the camera. • If you shoot a 3D image with T side of a zoom lens.3D Sweep Panorama Allows you to create a 3D image from composed images. a gray area occurs in the composed image. Menu Guidance bar Notes Index • You may feel uncomfortable symptoms such as eyestrain. In such cases. • Under low light conditions. A child's vision is always vulnerable (especially for children under six years of age). and subjects with little contrast such as sky. It is recommended to use a zoom lens with W side. Also. • Under lights that flicker such as fluorescent light. Before allowing them to watch 3D images. If this happens. Since the need for or frequency of break times varies between individuals. When you watch 3D images. the brightness or color of the combined image is not always the same. refer to the operating instructions of the connected device or the software used with the camera. the shooting will not be successful. following the guidance on the LCD monitor. please consult with an expert. and the shutter keeps clicking until the end of the shooting. 3D images shot in [3D Sweep Panorama] mode of this camera can be played back only on a 3D TV. • [3D Sweep Panorama] is not suitable when shooting: – Subjects are moving.

• DSC0sss. • Determine the scene and press the shutter button halfway. that 3D image may not be played back. so that you can lock the focus. that 3D image may not be played back. If you import images shot in [3D Sweep Panorama] mode into a computer. the following two image data are stored in the same folder on the computer.beach. it is recommended to use it with W side. • You can select the direction by MENU t [Image Size] t [Panorama Direction]. Menu • Shoot a still subject. exposure. that are much brighter than surroundings. • When using a zoom lens. – Subjects with constant change such as waves or water falls. • A 3D image consists of both JPEG and MPO files.jpg • DSC0sss. • [3D Sweep Panorama] recording may be discontinued in the following situations: – You pan the camera too fast or too slow. Index z File name of the 3D image A 3D image consists of both JPEG and MPO files. Table of contents Sample photo z Tips for shooting a 3D panoramic image Pan the camera in a small arc at a constant speed in the direction indicated on the LCD screen. Then. etc. – There is too much camera shake. such as outdoors. If you delete either the JPEG file or the MPO file comprising a 3D image. 60GB . • Shoot 3D images in a bright place. and white balance. You should pan at about half speed of that in normal sweep panorama shooting.mpo If you delete either the JPEG file or the MPO file comprising a 3D image. taking the following points into account. • You can pan the camera in the horizontal direction only when shooting 3D Sweep Panorama images. and the image size by MENU t [Image Size] t [Image Size]. or lawn. press the shutter button fully down and pan the camera. • Maintain a sufficient distance between the subject and the background. – Subjects with the sun or electric lights.

0: Appropriate exposure analyzed by the camera Index Metered manual 4 Adjust the focus and shoot the subject. Toward +: Images become brighter. Set the ISO sensitivity as necessary. • The (SteadyShot warning) indicator is not indicated in manual exposure mode. touch / .Manual Exposure You can shoot with the desired exposure setting by adjusting both the shutter speed and aperture. Toward –: Images become darker. Notes • You cannot select [Flash Off] and [Autoflash] in [Flash Mode]. you can adjust the shutter speed and aperture when focusing manually during movie recording. Shutter speed and aperture adjustment screens appear alternately. You can adjust the shutter speed and aperture value also during movie recording. Select it by pushing the flash up or down with your fingers. • When using an A-mount lens. • The ISO setting [ISO AUTO] is set to [ISO 100] in manual exposure mode. Check the exposure value at “MM” (metered manual). Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Manual Exposure]. Shutter speed Sample photo Menu Aperture (F-value) 3 Turn the control wheel to select the desired value. / on the screen. 61GB Continued r . 2 Press the bottom of the control wheel repeatedly to select shutter speed or aperture. Or. • The brightness of the image on the LCD monitor may differ from the actual image being shot.

As long as the shutter button is pressed. you cannot set the shutter speed to [BULB]. • After shooting. the more conspicuous the noise on the image. 3 Turn the control wheel counterclockwise until [BULB] is indicated. z Using the Remote Commander Pressing the SHUTTER button on the Wireless Remote Commander triggers BULB shooting and pressing it again stops BULB shooting.BULB You can shoot trails with long exposure. 5 Press and hold the shutter button for the duration of the shooting. • The longer the exposure time. such as fireworks. it is recommended that you use a tripod. 2 Press the bottom of the control wheel to select shutter speed. • If the [Smile Shutter] or [Auto HDR] function is used with the shutter speed set to [BULB]. the shutter speed is temporarily set to 30 seconds. You do not need to press and hold the SHUTTER button on the Wireless Remote Commander. press (Drive Mode) on the control wheel. touch until [BULB] is indicated. • When the [Smile Shutter] or [Auto HDR] function is activated. Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Manual Exposure].]. and select [Remote Cdr. Or. the shutter remains open. Index Notes • Since the shutter speed becomes slow and the camera shake tends to occur more easily. To use the Wireless Remote Commander. noise reduction (Long Exposure NR) will be done for the same amount of time that the shutter was open. 62GB . You cannot do any further shooting during the reduction. Menu [BULB] 4 Press the shutter button halfway down to adjust the focus. BULB is suitable for shooting trails of light.

and sea spray appears as if they are stopped. Menu Index z Shutter speed When a faster shutter speed is used. at the instant of the movement with high speed shutter. • The (SteadyShot warning) indicator is not indicated in shutter speed priority mode. 2 Adjust the focus and shoot the subject.Shutter Priority You can express the movement of a moving subject in various way by adjusting the shutter speed. noise reduction (Long Exposure NR) will be done for the same amount of time that the shutter was open after shooting. when you press the shutter button halfway down. or as a trailing image with low speed shutter. 63GB . a trailing image of the movement of the subject is captured to make more natural and dynamic image. the aperture value blinks. • When the shutter speed is one second or more. cars. The aperture is automatically adjusted to obtain proper exposure. You can adjust the shutter speed also during movie recording. you can adjust the shutter speed when focusing manually during movie recording. Select it by pushing the flash up or down with your fingers. • The brightness of the image on the LCD monitor may differ from the actual image being shot. You cannot do any further shooting during the reduction. When a slower shutter speed is used. a moving subject such as a running person. Although you can shoot as it is. resetting is recommended. for example. • When using an A-mount lens. • If proper exposure cannot be obtained after the setup. Sample photo Shutter speed Notes • You cannot select [Flash Off] and [Autoflash] in [Flash Mode]. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Shutter Priority] t desired value.

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Aperture Priority] t desired value. The shutter speed is automatically adjusted to obtain proper exposure.) Larger F-value (narrowing down the aperture) widens the range that is in focus. (Depth of field becomes shallower. the shutter speed blinks.Aperture Priority Blurs or sharpens things in front of and beyond the subject. You can adjust the aperture value also during movie recording. This allows you to put the subject in sharp focus and blur things in front of and beyond the subject. • Larger F-value: The subject and its foreground and background are all in focus. This allows you to shoot the depth of the scenery. Sample photo 2 Adjust the focus and shoot the subject. resetting is recommended.) 64GB . Menu Index z Aperture Smaller F-value (opening the aperture) narrows the range that is in focus. Aperture (F-value) Notes • You cannot select [Flash Off] and [Autoflash] in [Flash Mode]. • Smaller F-value: The subject is in focus. Although you can shoot as it is. Select it by pushing the flash up or down with your fingers. but things in front of and beyond the subject is blurred. you can adjust the aperture when focusing manually during movie recording. • When using an A-mount lens. • If proper exposure cannot be obtained after the setup. (Depth of field becomes deeper. • The brightness of the image on the LCD monitor may differ from the actual image being shot. when you press the shutter button halfway down.

D-Range optimizer. when you do not use the flash. • The recording mode indicator changes from P to P*. Turn the control wheel to select the shutter speed and aperture (F-value) combination. 3 Adjust the focus and shoot the subject. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Shoot Mode] t [Program Auto]. Note • You cannot select [Flash Off] and [Autoflash] in [Flash Mode]. 65GB Menu Index . 2 Set the shooting functions to your desired settings. you can set shooting functions such as ISO sensitivity. Sample photo z Program Shift You can change the shutter speed and aperture (F-value) combination without changing the exposure you set. Creative Style.Program Auto While exposure is adjusted by the camera automatically. Select it by pushing the flash up or down with your fingers.

The flash will operate even in bright daylight. 2 MENU t [Camera] t [Flash Mode] t desired mode.) Index Notes • The default setting depends on the shooting mode. Slow sync shooting allows you to shoot a clear image of both the subject and the background by slowing the shutter speed. z Tips on shooting with the flash • The lens hood may block the light of the flash. shoot the subject at a distance of 1 m (3. you can use the flash to shoot a bright image of the backlit subject. Table of contents Sample photo 1 Attach the flash and raise it. • When shooting a backlit subject. (Flash Off) (Autoflash) (Fill-flash) (Slow Sync. Fires if it is dark or against light. and make faces come out brighter. Fires every time you trigger the shutter. • Available flash mode depends on the shooting mode. 66GB . Menu (Rear Sync. Fires every time you trigger the shutter. • When using the flash. • You cannot use the flash when recording movies.Flash Mode In a dark location.) Does not fire even if the flash is raised. and it also helps to prevent camera shake. Remove the lens hood when using the flash. Rear sync shooting allows you to shoot a natural image of the trail of a moving subject such as a moving car or a walking person. When shooting into the sun. using the flash allows you to shoot the subject brightly. Fires right before the exposure is completed every time you trigger the shutter. select [Fill-flash].3 feet) or greater.

AF/MF Select Selects auto focusing or manual focusing.) Bottom 67GB Continued r . the focus cannot be confirmed. * The image sensor is the part of the camera that acts as the film. You can prevent the image from being enlarged by selecting MENU t [Setup] t [MF Assist] t [Off]. 18 mm (23/32 in. Turn the focusing ring right or left to make the subject look clearer. Menu z Using manual focusing effectively “Focus fixing” is convenient when you can predict the distance to the subject. Focuses automatically. Adjusts the focus manually. refer to the position of the horizontal line. make fine focus adjustment manually (Direct Manual Focus).” you can fix the focus in advance to the distance at which the subject is to pass. The distance from the lens contact surface to the image sensor is about 18 mm (23/32 in. • If the subject is closer than the minimum shooting distance of the attached lens. With “Focus fixing. Index z To measure the exact distance to the subject The mark shows the location of the image sensor*. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [AF/MF Select] t desired mode.). (Autofocus) (DMF) (Manual Focus) Note • If you turn the focusing ring when [DMF] or [Manual Focus] is selected. the image is enlarged automatically to enable you to check focus area easier. When you measure the exact distance between the camera and the subject. Make sure you put enough distance between the subject and the camera. Sample photo After focusing automatically.

2 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus automatically. 3 Keep the shutter button halfway down. Table of contents Sample photo Note • [Autofocus Mode] is fixed to [Single-shot AF].DMF (Direct Manual Focus) 1 MENU t [Camera] t [AF/MF Select] t [DMF]. rotate the focusing ring of the lens to achieve a sharp focus. 68GB Menu Index .

The camera uses the AF area located in the center area exclusively. But. if you use an E-mount lens and press the shutter button half way down during recording.Autofocus Area Selects the focusing area. AF range finder frame Index Notes • When this function is set to other than [Multi]. you cannot use the [Face Detection] function. • [Multi] is selected when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] • [Multi] is selected during movie recording. When you press the shutter button halfway down in still image shooting mode. • When the Face Detection function is active. a green frame is displayed around the area that is in focus. AF operates with priority on and around the center area. the autofocus area you set before you started recording is used for focusing. You may touch the desired focusing area directly. Sample photo (Multi) The camera determines which of the 25 AF areas is used for focusing. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [Autofocus Area] t desired mode. • When the AF illuminator is used. the setting of [Autofocus Area] is invalid and the AF area is indicated with a dotted line. Use this function when it is difficult to get the proper focus in auto focus mode. AF range finder frame (Center) Menu AF range finder frame (Flexible Spot) Moves the focusing area to focus on a small subject or narrow area by pressing the top/bottom/right/left of the control wheel. 69GB . AF operates with priority on faces.

The camera continues to focus while the shutter button is pressed and held halfway down. excluding [Sports Action] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] • [Continuous AF] is selected when the exposure mode is set to [Sports Action] in [Scene Selection].Autofocus Mode Selects the focus method to suit the movement of the subject. 70GB Sample photo Menu Index .] – [Scene Selection]. the audible signals will not sound when the subject is in focus. Use this when the subject is in motion. • In [Continuous AF] mode. (Single-shot AF) (Continuous AF) Notes • [Single-shot AF] is selected when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Self-timer] – [Remote Cdr. The camera focuses and the focus is locked when you press the shutter button halfway down. Use this when the subject is motionless. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [Autofocus Mode] t desired mode.

and then returns to the screen. • If you trigger Smile Shutter while tracking a face. • You cannot use [Object Tracking] with the following functions: – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Manual Focus] – [Prec. – The ambient light changes. Zoom] Index z Tracking the face you want to shoot The camera stops tracking a subject when the subject moves off of the screen.Object Tracking Keeps the focusing on a moving subject while tracking it. – The contrast between the subject and the background is poor. – The subject is too small. Does not track the subject. the camera focuses on that face again. The camera focuses on the point you touch on the screen. A target frame appears. When the subject to be tracked is a face. 71GB . The camera starts tracking the subject. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [Object Tracking] t [On]. you can start tracking the subject by touching it on the screen. or too large. Sample photo 2 Align the target frame with the subject to be tracked. if the face disappears from the screen while the camera is tracking. the face becomes the target of the smile detection feature. and pres the center of the control wheel. When [Object Tracking] is [On]. – It is dark. Dig. Target frame 3 Shoot the subject. select . To cancel this tracking feature. Notes • Tracking may be difficult in the following situations: – The subject is moving too quickly. Menu On Off Tracks the subject to be focused on.

You can zoom in up to ten times. Dig. zooming is canceled. Zoom function if you need further zooming. If you use a zoom lens. AF operates with priority on and around the center area. Zoom]. we recommend that you fully zoom in on an image first. the image quality deteriorates compared to that before zooming was used. the setting of [Autofocus Area] is invalid and the AF area is indicated with a dotted line. and movie recording starts. Dig. • When you use the Prec. • As the image is zoomed by digital processing. Dig. select Notes . 2 Decide the zoom rate. Zoom function. Zoom You can shoot still images while zooming in on the center portion. the image on the screen returns to the normal size. Sample photo 3 To stop zooming. Zoom] is working. 72GB Menu Index . then use the Prec. Dig. Dig. • You cannot set this item when using the following functions: – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Smile Shutter] – [RAW] or [RAW & JPEG] in [Quality] – [Auto HDR] in [DRO/Auto HDR] • If you press the MOVIE button when [Prec. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [Prec.Prec.

Face Detection
Detects the faces of your subjects and adjusts the focus, flash, exposure, and white balance settings automatically. You can select the priority face to be focused on.
Face Detection frame (white) When the camera detects more than one subject, the camera will judge which is the main subject and set focus by priority. The Face Detection frame for the main subject will turn white. The frame for which the focus is set will turn green by pressing the shutter button halfway down.

Table of contents Sample photo

Face Detection frame (gray/magenta) This frame appears on a detected face that is not the face with the priority focus. The magenta frame appears on a face that is registered with [Face Registration].

Menu

1 MENU t [Camera] t [Face Detection] t desired mode.
On (Regist. Faces) Focuses on faces registered so as to have priority. On Off Notes
• You cannot use [Face Detection] with the following functions: – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Manual Focus] – [Prec. Dig. Zoom] • You can select [Face Detection] only when [Autofocus Area] is set to [Multi], and [Metering Mode] is also set to [Multi]. • Up to eight faces of your subjects can be detected. • During [Smile Shutter] shooting, [Face Detection] is automatically set to [On (Regist. Faces)] even if it is set to [Off].

Selects the face which the camera is to automatically focus on. Does not use the Face Detection function.

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Face Registration
Detects faces for which information has been registered in advance, when [Face Detection] is set to [On (Regist. Faces)].

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Camera] t [Face Registration] t desired mode.

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New Registration

Registers a new face.

Order Exchanging Changes the priority of faces previously registered. Delete Delete All Deletes a registered face. Select a face and press OK. Deletes all registered faces.

New Registration
1 MENU t [Camera] t [Face Registration] t [New Registration]. 2 Align the guide frame with the face to be registered, and press the shutter button. 3 When a confirmation message appears, select OK.
Notes
• Up to eight faces of your subjects can be registered. • Shoot the face from the front in a brightly lit place. The face may not be registered correctly if it is obscured by a hat, a mask, sunglasses, etc.

Menu Index

Order Exchanging
1 MENU t [Camera] t [Face Registration] t [Order Exchanging]. 2 Select a face for which you want to change the priority. 3 Select the priority level.
The smaller the number of the position, the higher the priority.

Note
• You cannot select position 8 by sliding your fingers on the screen. Use the control wheel to select position 8.

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Smile Shutter
When the camera detects a smile, the shutter is released automatically.

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Camera] t [Smile Shutter] t [On]. 2 To set the sensitivity to detect a smile, Option t desired setting. 3 Wait for a smile to be detected.
When the smile level exceeds the b point on the indicator, the camera records images automatically. If you press the shutter button during Smile Shutter shooting, the camera shoots the image, then returns to Smile Shutter mode.
Face Detection frame (orange) Smile Detection indicator

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4 To exit Smile Shutter mode, MENU t [Camera] t [Smile Shutter] t [Off].
On Off Uses the Smile Shutter. Does not use the Smile Shutter.

Menu

You can set the sensitivity to detect a smile with Option.

Index

(Big Smile) (Normal Smile) (Slight Smile) Notes

Detects a big smile. Detects a normal smile. Detects even a slight smile.

• You cannot use [Smile Shutter] with the following functions: – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Manual Focus] – [Prec. Dig. Zoom] • Shooting using the Smile Shutter ends automatically when the memory card becomes full. • Smiles may not be detected correctly depending on the conditions. • The drive mode turns to [Single Shooting] or [Remote Cdr.] automatically.

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z Tips for better capturing of smiles
1 Do not cover the eyes with the bangs. Do not obscure the face by a hat, masks, sunglasses, etc. 2 Try to orient the face in front of the camera and be as level as possible. Keep the eyes narrowed. 3 Give a clear smile with an open mouth. The smile is easier to be detected when the teeth are shown.

Table of contents Sample photo

• The shutter operates when any person whose smile is detected. • If a face is registered, the camera detects the smile of that face only. • If a smile is not detected, set the sensitivity with Option.

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depending on your subject.] – [Bracket: Cont. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [Soft Skin Effect] t [On].] – [Self-timer(Cont)] – [Sports Action] in [Scene Selection] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [RAW] in [Quality] • This function may not work. You can set the intensity of the Soft Skin Effect with Option. Shooting] – [Spd Priority Cont. Sets Soft Skin Effect to high. Option t desired setting.Soft Skin Effect Sets the effect used for shooting the skin smoothly in the Face Detection function. Sets Soft Skin Effect to medium. 2 To set the intensity of the Soft Skin Effect. 77GB Menu Index . (High) (Mid) (Low) Notes • You cannot use [Soft Skin Effect] with the following functions: – Movie recording – [Cont. Sets Soft Skin Effect to low. Does not use the Soft Skin Effect function. Sample photo On Off Uses the Soft Skin Effect Function.

78GB Menu Index . 2 Search for the desired shooting tip. You can access a tip from the [Table of contents]. Use this item when you want to look at shooting tips you have seen before. Use the control wheel for this operation.Shooting Tip List Allows you to search through all shooting tips in the camera. Note • You cannot scroll the screen by sliding it. Turn the control wheel to scroll the text up and down. Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Camera] t [Shooting Tip List].

Does not show recording information. Shows only major items in a larger size. Graphic Display Shows basic shooting information. For viewfinder Shows only shooting information on the screen (no image). except for when [Shoot Mode] is set to [Sweep Panorama] or [3D Sweep Panorama]. Info. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Camera] t [DISP Button(Monitor)]. Big Font Size Disp. 79GB .DISP Button(Monitor) Allows you to select the screen display modes that can be selected with [Display Contents] (page 40) in shooting mode. Graphically shows the shutter speed and aperture value. The items marked with are available. Sample photo 3 Select OK. 2 Select the desired mode. Menu Display All Info. Index No Disp. Shows recording information. Select this when you shoot using a viewfinder (sold separately). Histogram Displays the luminance distribution graphically.

the more detail will be reproduced when the image is printed on large-format paper. the more images can be recorded.0M 4912 × 3264 pixels 3568 × 2368 pixels 2448 × 1624 pixels Usage guidelines For prints up to A3+ size For prints up to A4 size Menu For prints L/2L size Usage guidelines For viewing on a high-definition TV Image size when [Aspect Ratio] is 16:9 L:14M M:7. Horizontal: 1920 × 1080 Shoots images using standard size. • When you select a RAW image with [Quality]. Horizontal: 4912 × 1080 Shoots images using wide size. 3D Sweep Panorama (16:9) (Standard) (Wide) Shoots images using a size suitable for a high-definition TV.1M S:3.4M S:4. both edges may be cut off. The larger the image size. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Image Size] t [Image Size] t desired mode.Image Size The image size determines the size of the image file that is recorded when you record an image. Sample photo Still Image size when [Aspect Ratio] is 3:2 L:16M M:8.4M Notes 4912 × 2760 pixels 3568 × 2000 pixels 2448 × 1376 pixels Index • When you print still images recorded with 16:9 aspect ratio. Horizontal: 7152 × 1080 80GB Continued r . the image size corresponds to L. The smaller the image size.

Table of contents Sample photo 16:9 Standard Wide When [Standard] or [Wide] is selected. Vertical: 3872 × 2160 Horizontal: 8192 × 1856 Shoots images using wide size. depending on the mode selected. 81GB . Vertical: 5536 × 2160 Horizontal: 12416 × 1856 Menu (Wide) Index Note • When you print panoramic images. the images are scrolled when you press the center of the control wheel.z Tips for selecting the image size The images appear differently. both edges may be cut off. (Standard) Shoots images using standard size. Sweep Panorama The image size varies depending on the [Panorama Direction] setting.

3:2 16:9 Note • You cannot set this item when using the following functions: – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] Standard aspect ratio. Suitable for prints. 82GB Menu Index . Sample photo For viewing on a high-definition TV. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Image Size] t [Aspect Ratio] t desired mode.Aspect Ratio Sets the aspect ratio of still images.

) This format does not allow you to perform any digital processing on the images. • The image size is fixed to the maximum size. a RAW image can be opened and converted to a common format. File format: JPEG The image is compressed in the JPEG format when recorded. and the image size is fixed to [L]. z RAW images The RAW format file is the raw data yet to go through any kind of digital processing. and its white balance. You need the “Image Data Converter” software included on the CD-ROM (supplied) in order to open a RAW image recorded on this camera. we recommend that you select [Fine] or [Standard]. can be readjusted. the file size of [Standard] is smaller than that of [Fine]. etc. This will allow more files to be recorded on one memory card.) + JPEG A RAW image and a JPEG image are created at the same time. File format: RAW (Records using the RAW compression format. • The image quality is fixed to [Fine]. such as JPEG or TIFF. RAW (RAW) File format: RAW (Records using the RAW compression format. The image size is not displayed on the LCD monitor. but the image quality will be lower. contrast. 83GB . a JPEG for viewing. Select this format to process images on a computer for professional purposes..Quality Selects the compression format of still images. A RAW file is different from a more common file format such as JPEG in that it is the raw material to be processed for professional purposes. Since the compression rate of [Standard] is higher than that of [Fine]. This is suitable when you need two image files. Sample photo RAW+J (RAW & JPEG) Menu FINE (Fine) STD (Standard) Index Notes • You cannot set this item when using the following functions: – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] • You cannot add DPOF (print order) registration to RAW format images. • When images are not going to be modified using your computer. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Image Size] t [Quality] t desired mode. • You cannot use [Auto HDR] with [RAW] and [RAW & JPEG] images. color saturation. and a RAW for editing. With this software.

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Image Size] t [Panorama Direction] t desired mode.Panorama Direction Sets the direction to pan the camera when you shoot 3D Sweep Panorama or Sweep Panorama images. Sample photo 3D Sweep Panorama (Right) (Left) Pan the camera from the left to the right. 84GB Index . Sweep Panorama Menu (Right) (Left) (Up) (Down) Pan the camera in the direction you set. Pan the camera from the right to the left.

• 60p/50p movies are recorded at either 60 frames/second. an AVCHD disc. e-mail attachments. 85GB . respectively. You can create a Blu-ray Disc. utilizing the progressive scanning system.264 High Profile for AVCHD format recording. • Movies are recorded in MPEG-4 format at about 30 frames/second. or a DVD-Video disc using the supplied software “PMB. This Sony file format is suitable for viewing the movie on a high-definition TV. • 24p/25p movies are recorded at either 24 frames/second or at 25 frames/second. AVCHD 60i/60p* AVCHD 50i/50p** Records 60i/50i movies or 24p/25p movies in AVCHD format.264. etc.” • 60i/50i movies are recorded at either 60 fields/second or at 50 fields/ second. Dolby Digital audio. check for the following marks on the bottom of the camera. and 60p/50p movies in an original Sony format. Sample photo Menu MP4 Records mp4 (AVC) movies. Movies recorded in AVCHD format with this camera cannot be played by the following devices.” Index * 1080 60i-compatible device ** 1080 50i-compatible device z Checking 60i or 50i To check if your camera is a 1080 60i-compatible device or 1080 50i-compatible device. For this reason. and the mp4 format.264 Main Profile for MP4 format recording. Both 60p and 50p movies utilize the progressive scanning system and Dolby Digital audio. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Image Size] t [File Format] t desired mode. • You cannot create a disc from the movies recorded in this format using the supplied software “PMB. movies recorded in MP4 format with this camera cannot be played on devices other than those that support MPEG-4 AVC/H. and the AVCHD format. respectively. Both 60i and 50i movies utilize the interlace scanning system. – Other AVCHD format compatible devices which are not compatible with High Profile – Devices which are not compatible with the AVCHD format This camera also uses MPEG-4 AVC/H. AAC audio. or at 50 frames/second. Both 24p and 25p movies utilize the progressive scanning system.File Format Selects the movie file format. Dolby Digital audio. respectively. and the AVCHD format. 1080 60i-compatible device: 60i 1080 50i-compatible device: 50i z Playing movies on other devices This camera uses MPEG-4 AVC/H. This format is suitable for WEB uploads.

frame rate. Also. This produces a cinema-like atmosphere. • Movies recorded with the [60i 24M(FX)/50i 24M(FX)]/[24p 24M(FX)/25p 24M(FX)] setting in [Record Setting] are converted by “PMB” in order to create an AVCHD disc. Menu Records high image quality moves of 1920 × 1080 (24p/25p).Record Setting Selects the image size. the movies are converted to 60i/50i and output to the TV. check for the following marks on the bottom of the camera. Records movies of VGA size. you cannot create a disc with the original image quality. If you want to keep the original image quality. Records highest image quality movies of 1920 × 1080 (60p/50p). Records standard image quality movies of 1920 × 1080 (60i/50i). The higher the data rate (average bit-rate) per minute. the higher the image quality. This conversion can take a long time. you cannot create a disc with the original image quality. you must store your movies on a Blu-ray Disc. This conversion can take a long time. z Checking 60i or 50i To check if your camera is a 1080 60i-compatible device or 1080 50i-compatible device. If you use a non-compatible TV. Records standard image quality movies of 1920 × 1080 (24p/25p). • To watch 60p/50p or 24p/25p movies on a TV. Notes • Movies recorded with the [60p 28M(PS)/50p 28M(PS)] setting in [Record Setting] are converted by “PMB” in order to create a disc. Also. Recording 17 Mbps Average bit-rate 12 Mbps 3 Mbps Index Records movies of 1440 × 1080. [File Format]: [AVCHD 60i/60p] [AVCHD 50i/50p] 60i 24M(FX)* 50i 24M(FX)** 60i 17M(FH)* 50i 17M(FH)** 60p 28M(PS)* 50p 28M(PS)** 24p 24M(FX)* 25p 24M(FX)** 24p 17M(FH)* 25p 17M(FH)** [File Format]: [MP4] 1440×1080 12M VGA 3M * 1080 60i-compatible device ** 1080 50i-compatible device Average bit-rate 24 Mbps 17 Mbps 28 Mbps 24 Mbps Recording Sample photo Records high image quality movies of 1920 × 1080 (60i/50i). Table of contents 1 MENU t [Image Size] t [Record Setting] t desired mode. This produces a cinema-like atmosphere. and image quality for movie recording. you need a TV that is compatible with 60p/50p and 24p/ 25p. 1080 60i-compatible device: 60i 1080 50i-compatible device: 50i 86GB .

• The [ISO AUTO] setting is not provided in [Manual Exposure]. You should take camera shake or movement of subjects into account. However. Menu Index z Adjusting ISO Sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO setting (speed) is the sensitivity to light of recording media that incorporates an image sensor that receives light. compensation for low ISO sensitivity will be made by slowing down the shutter speed. the higher the noise level. The higher the sensitivity. [Aperture Priority]. too. and [ISO] is set to [ISO AUTO]. Higher sensitivities enable faster shutter speeds and/or smaller apertures (larger f-values). However. images will be captured with an appropriate brightness even under insufficient exposure. Set the ISO according to your shooting conditions. If you change the exposure mode to [Manual Exposure] with the [ISO AUTO] setting. Sample photo Sets the sensitivity to light of the imaging sensor. High ISO sensitivity With high ISO sensitivity. increasing ISO sensitivity will cause images to become noisy. images differ depending on the ISO setting. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [ISO] t desired setting. (ISO AUTO) 100/200/400/800/ 1600/3200/6400/ 12800/25600 Sets the ISO sensitivity automatically. Low ISO sensitivity You can record smooth images. Even when the exposure is the same. [Shutter Priority]. • When the exposure mode is set to [Program Auto]. 87GB . ISO is automatically set between ISO100 and ISO3200.ISO Sets the luminous sensitivity. it is switched to 100. Notes • [ISO AUTO] is selected when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] • The larger the number. the more image noise can become visible.

Achieves the effect of CC (Color Compensation) filters for photography.Temp. If you select an option to suit a specific light source. Use this feature when the color temperature of the image did not come out as you expected.: Warm White) (Fluor. AWB (Auto WB) (Daylight) (Shade) (Cloudy) (Incandescent) (Fluor. The camera automatically detects a light source and adjusts the color temperature.White Balance Adjusts the color temperature according to the ambient light conditions. the color temperature is adjusted for the light source (preset white balance). You can finely adjust the color temperature with Option. Allows to use the white balance setting retained by [Custom Setup]. To adjust the white balance to suit a specific light source.: Day White) (Fluor./Filter) Adjusts the color temperature depending on the light source. see the explanation on each mode. or when you want to change the color temperature on purpose for photographic expression. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [White Balance] t desired mode.: Daylight) (Flash) (C.: Cool White) (Fluor. Memorizes the basic white color (Custom white balance). Sample photo Menu Index (Custom) (Custom Setup) Note • [Auto WB] is selected when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] 88GB Continued r .

3 Adjust the color temperature by pressing the top/bottom/right/left parts of the control wheel or touching the graph on the screen. You can adjust the color temperature towards G (green)./Filter]. Custom white balance 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [White Balance] t [Custom Setup].Temp. but you can adjust color temperature manually using the [White Balance] function. You can finely adjust the color temperature with Option. Option t adjust the color temperature by pressing the top/bottom/right/left parts of the control wheel or touching the graph on the screen. 3 To call the custom white balance setting. A (amber) or B (blue). and then press the shutter button down. 89GB Continued r ./Filter 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [White Balance] t [C. Weather/ lighting Characteristics of light Daylight White (standard) Cloudy Bluish Fluorescent Green-tinged Incandescent Table of contents Sample photo Reddish Menu Adjusting the color temperature finely 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [White Balance] t desired mode.z Effects of lighting conditions The apparent color of the subject is affected by the lighting conditions. and the lower the number.Temp. M (magenta). the more bluish the image. 2 Option t select the desired color temperature by turning the control wheel or touching the item on the screen. MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [White Balance] t [Custom]. Index C. The higher the number. 2 Hold the camera so that the white area fully covers the AF area located in the center. the more reddish the image. The color temperature is adjusted automatically. The shutter clicks and the calibrated values (color temperature and color filter) are displayed. 2 As necessary.

a custom white balance is registered with the flash light taken into account. Take pictures with the flash in later shootings. 90GB Sample photo Menu Index .Note Table of contents • If the flash is used when the shutter button is pressed.

Measures the average brightness of the entire screen. Sample photo (Multi) Measures light on each area after dividing the total area into multiple areas and determines the proper exposure of the entire screen (Multi-pattern metering). Measures only the central area (Spot metering). the [Face Detection] function cannot be used. This function is useful when the subject is backlit or when there is strong contrast between the subject and the background. Spot metering cross hairs position on the subject. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [Metering Mode] t desired mode. while emphasizing the central area of the screen (Center-weighted metering). • [Multi] is selected when using the following functions: – Movie recording – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Prec.Metering Mode Selects the metering mode that sets which part of the subject to measure to determine the exposure. (Center) (Spot) Menu Notes Index • If you set [Metering Mode] to other than [Multi]. Zoom] – [Smile Shutter] 91GB . Dig.

Table of contents 1 Attach the flash and raise it.Flash Comp. • If the subject is too far for the flash and still too dark after adjustment. You can adjust the brightness of people near the camera by changing the flash light intensity.0 EV. If the subject is very close. 2 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [Flash Comp. Exposure compensation changes the amount of flash light along with the change of the shutter speed and aperture. if the subject is outside the maximum range of the flash. 92GB Index .] t desired value.0 EV to +2. Selecting lower values (– side) makes the flash level lower and images darker. Sample photo Menu z Tips to adjust the brightness when shooting people • It is important to balance the brightness of people against the dark background in night portraits. Notes • You cannot use [Flash Comp. Flash compensation changes the amount of flash light only. move closer to your subject. the lower flash effect may not be visible.] with the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – when no flash is attached • The higher flash effect may not be visible due to the limited amount of flash light available. Adjusts the amount of flash light in 1/3 EV steps in a range of –2. Selecting higher values (+ side) makes the flash level higher and images brighter.

Select the proper level by checking the recorded image. (Off) (D-Range Opt. (Auto HDR) Menu Note • You can select [DRO/Auto HDR] only in the following modes: – [Manual Exposure] – [Shutter Priority] – [Aperture Priority] – [Program Auto] Index D-Range Opt. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [DRO/Auto HDR] t desired mode. Optimizes the gradations of a recorded image in each area of the image. (Auto) Lv1 – Lv5 Corrects the brightness automatically. and then overlays the bright area of the under exposed image and the dark area of the over exposed image to create an image with rich gradation. Shoots three images with different exposures. the image may be noisy. Sample photo By dividing the image into small areas.DRO/Auto HDR Corrects the brightness or contrast. Select the optimal level between Lv1 (weak) and Lv5 (strong). especially when you enhance the effect.) Does not use [DRO/Auto HDR]. [Sports Action] in [Scene Selection] • When shooting with the D-Range optimizer. 2 Option t desired value. Corrects the brightness of the image (DRO: Dynamic Range Optimizer). 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [DRO/Auto HDR] t [D-Range Opt. Notes • [Auto] is selected when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Portrait]. the camera analyzes the contrast of light and shadow between the subject and the background. [Macro].]. producing the image with the optimal brightness and gradation. [Landscape]. 93GB Continued r . One image with proper exposure and one overlaid image are recorded.

you may not obtain good HDR images.0 EV Corrects the exposure difference automatically. as necessary. (Auto HDR: Exposure Diff. 2 Option t desired value. Menu Notes • You cannot start the next shoot until the capture process is completed after you shoot.0 EV (strong).0 EV (weak) and 6. is indicated on the recorded image to inform you of this situation.0 EV – 6. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [DRO/Auto HDR] t [Auto HDR]. be careful about the following: – Use this function when the subject is motionless or does not blink. • When the contrast of the scene is low or when significant camera shake or subject blur has occurred. • When the flash is used. Select the optimal level between 1. • You cannot use this function with [RAW] and [RAW & JPEG] images. If the camera detects such situation. this function has little effect. recomposing or paying attention to the blur. One image with proper exposure and one overlaid image are recorded. 94GB Index . Auto) 1. • Since the shutter is released three times for one shot. Shoot again. • You may not obtain a desired effect depending on the luminance difference of a subject and the shooting conditions. based on the contrast of the subject. – Do not recompose.Auto HDR Widens the range (gradations) so that you can record from bright parts to dark parts in correct brightness (Auto High Dynamic Range). Sample photo Sets the exposure difference.

) Creates a high-contrast image in black and white. (Soft High-key) Creates an image with the indicated atmosphere: bright. 95GB Continued r . You can select a color with Option. (High Contrast Mono. ethereal. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [Picture Effect] t desired mode. You can set the color tone with Option. transparent. Sample photo (Pop Color) Creates a vivid look by emphasizing color tones. (Partial Color) Creates an image which retains a specific color. or in black and white. (Off) (Toy Camera) Does not use the Picture Effect function. Index (Retro Photo) Creates the look of an aged photo with sepia color tones and faded contrast. Creates the look of a Toy Camera photo with shaded corners and pronounced colors. abstract look by heavily emphasizing primary colors. soft.Picture Effect You can shoot with an effect filter to obtain the various textures. tender. Menu (Posterization) Creates a high contrast. You can select primary colors or black and white with Option. but converts others to black and white.

The [Toy Camera] and [Miniature] effects are not available with the precision digital zoom function. If the camera detects such situation. The focus on other areas is greatly reduced.(Soft Focus) Creates an image filled with a soft lighting effect. depending on the subject. as necessary.) Menu (Miniature) Creates an image which enhances the subject vividly. When [Partial Color] is selected. Creates an image in black and white with rich gradation and reproduction of details. enhancing the colors and details. Table of contents (HDR Painting) Creates the look of a painting.] – [Miniature] • In the case of [HDR Painting] and [Rich-tone Mono. When the contrast of the scene is low or when significant camera shake or subject blur has occurred. recomposing or paying attention to the blur. – Do not recompose. with the background defocused considerably. Shoot again. because the camera is still processing the image that has been just shot. The camera releases the shutter three times.]. 96GB . You can set the intensity of the effect with Option. This effect may often be found in pictures of miniature models. You cannot check the following effects on the shooting screen. You cannot use these effects with movies. / is indicated on the recorded image to inform you of this situation. the shutter is released three times for one shot. You can set the effect intensity with Option. Index Notes • • • • You cannot use [Picture Effect] with [RAW] and [RAW & JPEG] images. Be careful about the following: – Use this function when the subject is motionless or does not blink. You can select the area to be in focus with Option. Also. – [Soft Focus] – [HDR Painting] – [Rich-tone Mono. you cannot shoot another image until the image processing is finished. The camera releases the shutter three times. images may not retain the selected color. Sample photo (Rich-tone Mono. you may not obtain good HDR images.

• [Standard] is selected when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Picture Effect] (except [Off]) 97GB . The higher the value selected. Style item. and the lower the value selected. unlike with [Scene Selection] where the camera adjusts the exposure. ideally suited for shooting portraits. The saturation and contrast are heightened for shooting striking images of colorful scenes and subjects such as flowers. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Brightness/Color] t [Creative Style] t desired mode. you cannot adjust the saturation. Option t desired setting. the more the contours are accentuated. For shooting the skin color in a soft tone. (Sharpness) Notes • When [Black & White] is selected. The higher the value selected. Sample photo 2 When you want to adjust contrast.Creative Style Allows you to select the desired image processing. (Standard) (Vivid) For shooting various scenes with rich gradation and beautiful colors. (Sunset) (Black & White) For shooting the beautiful red of the setting sun. Adjusts the sharpness. thus making an impact on an image. You can adjust exposure (shutter speed and aperture) as you like with [Creative Style]. and (Sharpness) can be adjusted for each Creative The higher the value selected. When a lower value is selected. the more the difference of light and shadow is accentuated. For shooting images in black and white monotone. Distant landscapes also stand out more. saturation. spring greenery. the more the contours are softened. the color of the image is restrained and subdued. Index (Contrast). (Portrait) Menu (Landscape) The saturation. blue sky. and sharpness are heightened for shooting vivid and crisp scenery. contrast. (Contrast) (Saturation) (Saturation). the more vivid the color. or sharpness. or ocean views.

All in Folder All AVCHD view files Notes • You can select up to 100 images. or all AVCHD View movies. Multiple Img. • “AVCHD View movies” are movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format]. Sample photo Menu z To delete an image It is easier to delete an image displayed on the screen by selecting (page 32). Deletes all images in the selected folder. (Delete) of soft key 98GB Index . Deletes the selected images.Delete Allows you to select unwanted images for deletion. then select OK. Press the center of the control wheel or touch the image. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Delete] t desired mode.

Plays back images in a continuous loop.Slide Show Plays back images automatically. After all the images have been played back. To scroll a panoramic image. 99GB Index . Plays back 3D images only. press the center of the control wheel. Sample photo Repeat On Off Interval 1 Sec 3 Sec 5 Sec Sets the display interval of images. the slide show ends. • You can play back images in Slide Show when [View Mode] is set to [Folder View(Still)] only. Plays back all still images as normal images. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Slide Show] t desired mode t OK. Plays back only 3D images in Slide Show on the 3D TV connected to the camera. Menu 10 Sec 30 Sec Image Type All Display 3D Only Notes • You cannot pause the slide show. press the center of the control wheel when the image is displayed. To stop the slide show. • A panoramic image is displayed in full image.

Sample photo Displays movies (MP4) by folder. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [View Mode] t desired mode. 100GB Menu Index . Folder View(Still) Folder View(MP4) AVCHD View Displays still images by folder. Displays movies recorded with the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format].View Mode Selects the unit for images to be played back.

select the bar to the left of the image index screen. 6 Images Displays six images. You can change the view mode by pressing the center of the bar.Image Index Selects the number of images to be displayed on the index. You may select a folder by touching the bar. Sample photo 12 Images Displays 12 images. then press the top/bottom parts of the control wheel. z Displaying a desired folder To select a desired folder. 101GB Menu Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Image Index] t desired mode.

• When viewing images on a computer. Once you rotate the image. . 102GB Menu Index . Table of contents Sample photo 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Rotate]. the image rotation information may not be reflected depending on the software. 2 Press the center of the control wheel. The image rotates counter-clockwise. touch (Rotate) on the screen. the image is played back in the rotated position. Use this to display a horizontal orientation image in vertical orientation. The image rotates as you press the center or touch Notes • You cannot rotate movies or protected images. • You may not be able to rotate images shot with other cameras.Rotate Rotates a still image counter-clockwise. even if you turn off the power. Or.

The mark is displayed for registered images.Protect Protects recorded images against accidental erasure. then select OK. • “AVCHD View movies” are movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format]. Cancel All Images Cancel All Movies(MP4) Cancel All AVCHD Cancels the protection of all AVCHD View movies. Cancels the protection of all movies (MP4). Cancels the protection of all still images. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Protect] t desired mode. Press the center of the control wheel or touch the image. 103GB Index . Applies or cancels the protection of the selected images. Sample photo Multiple Img. view files Menu Notes • You can protect up to 100 images at a time.

and then enlarge the image. the image is enlarged. ×1. ×1.9 Approx.0 – ×6. pause first. centering on the spot you touched. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [ Enlarge Image]. Menu z Scaling range The scaling range depends on the image size. select Notes . • During playing back panoramic images. 3 Select the position you want to see by pressing the top/bottom/right/left of the control wheel.Enlarge Image You can check the focus by enlarging a portion of the playback image.0 – ×13.8 104GB Index . touch or on the screen. Image size L M S Scaling range Approx. Sample photo 4 To cancel the enlarged playback. 2 Adjust the scaling by turning the control wheel.6 Approx. • You cannot enlarge the movies. Or. When you touch the image. or by sliding the image.0 – ×9. ×1.

while listening to the actual sound.Volume Settings Adjusts the sound volume of movies in eight steps. Sample photo z Adjusting the volume during playback The [Volume Settings] screen appears when you press the bottom of the control wheel while playing back movies. This item appears during movie playback only. 105GB Menu Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Volume Settings] t desired value. You can adjust the volume.

select the -marked image again. DPOF Setup Multiple Img. 106GB Index . Selects images to order printing. Sample photo Cancel All Date Imprint On Off Notes Menu Sets whether or not to date the DPOF marked images when printing them. • You can add the DPOF mark to up to 999 images. You may select/cancel an image by touching the image. To cancel the image. 2 Repeat the operation on all images you want to print. 1 Select an image and press the center of the control wheel. • You cannot add the DPOF mark to movies. It is recommended that you clear it after you print the still images. The (Print order) mark is displayed for registered images (DPOF: Digital Print Order Format).Specify Printing You can specify which still images you shot on the memory card that you want to print out later. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Playback] t [Specify Printing] t desired setting. Clears all DPOF marks. • DPOF registration is not cleared after printing.

– Using an A-mount lens (sold separately). – [Landscape]. until the focus is locked. • When the AF illuminator is used. Does not use the AF illuminator. The red AF illuminator allows the camera to focus easily when the shutter button is pressed halfway. – Recording movies. AF operates with priority on and around the center area. Sample photo Uses the AF illuminator. – [Sweep Panorama] is selected. – [3D Sweep Panorama] is selected. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [AF Illuminator] t desired setting.AF Illuminator The AF illuminator supplies fill light to focus more easily on a subject in dark surroundings. [Night Scene]. 107GB Menu Index . the setting of [Autofocus Area] is invalid and the AF area is indicated with a dotted line. Auto Off Notes • You cannot use the AF illuminator when: – [Autofocus Mode] is set to [Continuous AF]. [Hand-held Twilight] or [Sports Action] in [Scene Selection] is selected.

Flash light is reflected off the blood vessels at the back of the eye (retina). Does not use Red Eye Reduction.Red Eye Reduction When using the flash. • Attach and raise the flash to use Red Eye Reduction. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Red Eye Reduction] t desired setting. or if the subject looked away from the pre-strobe. • Red Eye Reduction may not produce the desired effects. It depends on individual differences and conditions. causing the “red-eye” phenomenon. Camera Eye Index Retina 108GB . such as distance to the subject. • You cannot use Red Eye Reduction with [Smile Shutter]. it is fired two or more times before shooting to reduce the red-eye phenomenon. Sample photo On Off Notes The flash is always fired to reduce the red-eye phenomenon. Menu z What causes the red-eye phenomenon? Pupils become dilated in dark environments.

Sample photo Auto Manual When you look into the Electronic Viewfinder. the display is switched to the Electronic Viewfinder automatically. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [FINDER/LCD Setting] t desired setting. 109GB Menu Index .FINDER/LCD Setting When an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) is attached to the camera. sensors in the Electronic Viewfinder can detect whether or not it is being used. You can toggle the display between the Electronic Viewfinder and the LCD monitor by using the button on the Electronic Viewfinder.

Live View Display
Sets whether or not to show images altered with effects of the exposure compensation, white balance, etc. on the LCD monitor.

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Setup] t [Live View Display] t desired setting.

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Setting Effect ON

Shows the images with effects applied.

Setting Effect OFF Does not show the images with effects applied. This setting will allow you to concentrate on the composition of the subject, as the subject appears on the screen as it is. Note
• You can select [Setting Effect OFF] in the following shooting modes only: – [Manual Exposure] – [Shutter Priority] – [Aperture Priority] – [Program Auto]

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Auto Review
You can check the recorded image on the LCD monitor right after the shooting. You can change the displayed time.

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Setup] t [Auto Review] t desired setting.

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10 Sec 5 Sec 2 Sec Off Notes

Displays for the set time. Selecting (Enlarge) allows you to check the enlarged image.

Does not display.

• In auto review, the image will not be displayed in the vertical position even if [Playback Display] is set to [Auto Rotate]. • Even if [Grid Line] is set to a setting other than [Off] when recording [3D Sweep Panorama] or [Sweep Panorama] images, the grid line does not appear in auto review. • Before the image is displayed, an unprocessed image may be displayed temporarily, depending on the setting, such as [DRO/Auto HDR], [Soft Skin Effect].

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Grid Line
Sets whether the grid line is displayed or not. The grid line will help you to adjust the composition of images.

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Setup] t [Grid Line] t desired setting.

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Rule of 3rds Grid Square Grid

Placing main subjects close to one of the grid lines that divide the image into thirds makes for a well-balanced composition. Square grids make it easier to confirm the horizontal level of your composition. This is suitable to determine the quality of the composition when shooting landscape, close-up, or duplicated images. Placing a subject on the diagonal line can express uplifting and powerful feeling. Does not display the grid line.

Diag. + Square Grid Off

Menu

z Checking the frame for movie recording
The frame that appears when [Grid Line] is set to a setting other than [Off] will show to what extent your subject is included in the frame. This enables you to adjust the composition by moving closer or further away from your subject.
Frame for movie

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Peaking Level
Enhances the outline of in-focus ranges with a specific color in manual focus. This function allows you to confirm the focus easily.

Table of contents

1 MENU t [Setup] t [Peaking Level] t desired setting.

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High Mid Low Off Notes

Sets the peaking level to high. Sets the peaking level to middle. Sets the peaking level to low. Does not use the peaking function.

• Since the camera judges that sharp areas are in focus, the peaking level is different, depending on the subject, shooting situation, or on the lens used. • The outline of in-focus ranges is not enhanced when the camera is connected using an HDMI cable.

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Enhances outlines in yellow. 114GB Menu Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Peaking Color] t desired setting. Sample photo Enhances outlines in red. Enhances outlines in white. White Red Yellow Note • This item cannot be set when [Peaking Level] is set to [Off].Peaking Color Sets the color used for the peaking function in manual focus.

5 times. You can enlarge the image also by 9.8 times. Dig. Does not enlarge the image. You can set the enlarging duration with [MF Assist Time]. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [MF Assist] t desired setting. 115GB Index . Sample photo On Off Notes Enlarges the image. 2 Turn the focusing ring to adjust the focus.MF Assist Enlarges the image on the screen automatically to make manual-focusing easier. • In DMF (Direct Manual Focus). Menu • You cannot use [MF Assist] with the following functions: – Movie recording – [Prec. This works in the [Manual Focus] or [DMF] mode. turn the focusing ring with the shutter button pressed halfway down after adjusting the focus with autofocus. Zoom] • When an A-mount lens (sold separately) is attached. pressing (soft key) will enlarge the image. The image is enlarged by 4.

Enlarges the image for five seconds.MF Assist Time Sets the length of time the image will be shown in an expanded form for the [MF Assist] function. 116GB Menu Index . Enlarges the image for two seconds. • This item cannot be set when [MF Assist] is set to [Off]. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [MF Assist Time] t desired setting. Sample photo No Limit 5 Sec 2 Sec Note Enlarges the display until is selected.

When a large part of the subject is vivid green or red.” You can change the color space.” AdobeRGB Notes Menu • Adobe RGB is for applications or printers that support color management and DCF2. depending on your purpose. Adobe RGB is effective. Use sRGB in normal shooting. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Color Space] t desired setting. such as when you intend to print out the images without any modification. the images are displayed with low saturation. The file name of the image starts with “_DSC. Using some applications or printers that do not support them may result in or print images that do not faithfully reproduce the color. Sample photo sRGB This is the standard color space of the digital camera. • When displaying images that were recorded with Adobe RGB on the camera or non-Adobe RGBcompliant devices. 117GB Index . This has a wide range of color reproduction.Color Space The way colors are represented with combinations of numbers or the range of color reproduction is called “color space.0 option color space.

SteadyShot Sets whether or not you use the SteadyShot function of the lens. such as “E16 mm F2. Sample photo Does not use SteadyShot. 118GB Menu Index . This setting is recommended when you use a tripod.” or when you are using an A-mount lens (sold separately).8. On Off Uses SteadyShot. Notes • [On] is selected when using the following functions: – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] • You cannot set [SteadyShot] when the name of the lens attached does not contain “OSS”. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [SteadyShot] t desired setting.

119GB Sample photo Menu Index . adjust the exposure manually by checking it on the recorded image. In such cases. Releases the shutter only when a lens is attached. Select this when you attach the camera on an astronomical telescope. such as the lens of an astronomical telescope. etc.Release w/o Lens Sets whether or not the shutter can be released when no lens is attached. Enable Disable Note • Correct metering cannot be achieved when you use lenses that do not provide a lens contact. Releases the shutter when no lens is attached. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Release w/o Lens] t desired setting.

Auto focusing does not start when you look through the Electronic Viewfinder. Sample photo On Off Auto focusing starts when you look through the Electronic Viewfinder.Eye-Start AF Sets whether or not to use autofocus when you look through an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately). Note • This item is available only when the LA-EA2 Mount Adaptor (sold separately) is attached. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Eye-Start AF] t desired setting. 120GB Menu Index .

depending on the subject or shooting conditions. If you set this item to [On]. • When you shoot at high shutter speeds with a large diameter lens attached. set this item to [Off]. Does not use the electronic front curtain shutter function.Front Curtain Shutter The electronic front curtain shutter function shortens the time lag between shutter releases. the ghosting of a blurred area may occur. set this item to [Off]. 121GB Menu Index . In such cases. the correct exposure will not be set or the image brightness will be uneven. Sample photo On Off Notes Uses the electronic front curtain shutter function. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Front Curtain Shutter] t desired setting. • When a Minolta/Konica Minolta lens is used.

Does not activate noise reduction. This is to reduce the grainy noise typical in a long exposure. Select this to prioritize the image quality. a message appears and you cannot take another picture.] – [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] • You cannot change [Long Exposure NR] when using the following functions: – [Intelligent Auto] – [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] 122GB Index . Shooting] – [Spd Priority Cont.] – [Bracket: Cont. Off Notes Menu • Noise reduction is not performed when using the following functions. noise reduction is turned on for the same duration that the shutter is open. Select this to prioritize the timing of shooting. Sample photo On Activates noise reduction for the same duration that the shutter is open. even when it is set to [On]: – [Cont. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Long Exposure NR] t desired setting. When noise reduction is in progress.Long Exposure NR When you set the shutter speed to a second or longer (Long exposure shooting).

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [High ISO NR] t desired setting.High ISO NR When shooting with the high ISO. the camera reduces the noise that becomes more noticeable when the camera sensitivity is high. Sample photo Normal Low Notes Activates high ISO noise reduction normally. Activates high ISO noise reduction moderately. • You cannot set [High ISO NR] when using the following functions: – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] • Noise reduction will not be carried out on RAW images. 123GB Menu Index .

Sample photo Does not compensate for darker corners of the screen. Auto Off Note • This item is available only with an E-mount lens.: Shading Compensates for the shaded corners of the screen. 124GB Menu Index . Compensates for darker corners of the screen automatically.: Shading] t desired setting. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Lens Comp. caused by certain lens characteristics.Lens Comp.

125GB Menu Index .: Chro. Aber. caused by certain lens characteristics.: Chro. • This item is available only with an E-mount lens. Aber.] t desired setting. Sample photo Auto Off Note Reduces the color deviation automatically.Lens Comp. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Lens Comp. Does not compensate for the color deviation. Reduces the color deviation at the corners of the screen.

Lens Comp. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Lens Comp. Auto Off Note • This item is available only with an E-mount lens.: Distortion] t desired setting. Sample photo Does not compensate for distortion of the screen. caused by certain lens characteristics. 126GB Menu Index . Compensates for distortion of the screen automatically.: Distortion Compensates for the distortion of the screen.

On Off Note • The sound of the lens and the camera in operation will also be recorded. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Movie Audio Rec] t desired setting. when [On] is selected. 127GB Menu Index .Movie Audio Rec Sets whether or not you record the sound during movie recording. Sample photo Does not record sound. Records sound (stereo).

On Off Notes • Setting this item to [On] where wind is not blowing sufficiently hard may cause normal sound to be recorded with too low volume. • When using a microphone (sold separately). Sets whether or not to reduce wind noise during movie recording. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Wind Noise Reduct.Wind Noise Reduct. Sample photo Does not reduce wind noise.] t desired setting. the wind noise reduction will not be carried out even if it is set to [On]. Reduces wind noise. 128GB Menu Index .

[±0] appears for lens for which a value has yet to be registered. and Konika-Minolta lenses only.]. Allows you to adjust and register an autofocused position for each lens. If you want to register another lens.AF Micro Adj. Select [On] to use it. the registered value may be affected.] with other brands of lenses. Minolta. Clears the value you set.] individually for a Sony. Minolta.] with Sony. Selecting a smaller value shifts the autofocused position closer to the camera. 3 [amount] t desired value t OK. 129GB Index . and Konika-Minolta lens of the same specification. • If [–] appears. select [Clear]. more than 30 lenses have been registered. Sample photo Menu Clear Notes • It is recommended that you adjust the position under actual shooting conditions. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [AF Micro Adj. • When you attach a lens for which you have already registered a value. If you use [AF Micro Adj. If you want to clear all registered values. the registered value appears on the screen. Allows you to select an optimum value between –20 and +20. Selecting a larger value shifts the autofocused position away from the camera. • You cannot set [AF Micro Adj. you must first clear a value.] function. Attach a lens of the value to be cleared and select [±0]. 2 [AF Adjustment Setting] t [On]. when using an A-mount lens with the LA-EA2 Mount Adaptor (sold separately). AF Adjustment Setting amount Sets whether or not to use the [AF Micro Adj. • Use [AF Micro Adj.

Menu start Allows you to select whether to always display the first screen of the menu or to display the screen of the item you set the last time. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Menu start] t desired setting. 130GB Menu Index . Sample photo Top Previous Always displays the first screen of the menu. Displays the last item set. This will make it easier to quickly reset the last item you set previously.

MF Assist AEL toggle (page 134) Not set 131GB Continued r . Tips AF/MF Select Autofocus Mode Autofocus Area Prec. Sample photo Soft Key C Soft Key B Right Key Menu Right Key Setting Shoot Mode Shoot. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Custom Key Settings] t desired setting. Zoom Face Detection Smile Shutter Soft Skin Effect Quality ISO Soft key B Setting Shoot Mode Shoot. Zoom Face Detection Smile Shutter Soft Skin Effect Metering Mode DRO/Auto HDR Picture Effect Creative Style Flash Mode Flash Comp. Dig.Custom Key Settings Assigning functions to the various keys allows you to speed up operations by pressing the appropriate key on the shooting information screen. MF Assist White Balance Metering Mode Index DRO/Auto HDR Picture Effect Creative Style Flash Mode Flash Comp. Dig. Tips Autofocus Mode Prec.

[Custom 3]. soft key B. [Custom 2]. [Custom 2].Quality ISO White Balance Soft key C Setting Shoot Mode Custom Custom 1 to 5 The default setting of each [Custom] item Available functions AF/MF Select Autofocus Mode Autofocus Area Calls a recording mode. [Custom 4]. 132GB Continued r . and [Custom 5] items. and soft key C on the control wheel is called only in the following shooting mode. [Custom 4]. AEL toggle (page 134) Table of contents Not set Calls a function assigned to [Custom 1]. • The setting of [Soft key B Setting] is invalid: – when [Autofocus Area] is set to [Flexible Spot] – when an A-mount lens other than the SAM and the SSM (sold separately) is attached • You do not have to set up all the [Custom 1]. [Custom 3]. or [Custom 5]. Sample photo Menu Face Detection Smile Shutter Soft Skin Effect Quality [Custom 1] [Custom 2] ISO Index White Balance Metering Mode [Custom 3] DRO/Auto HDR Picture Effect Creative Style Flash Mode [Custom 4]/[Custom 5] Notes Not set • [Custom Key Settings] is available with the following shooting modes. – [Manual Exposure] – [Shutter Priority] – [Aperture Priority] – [Program Auto] • [MF Assist] is available only when [AF/MF Select] is set to [Manual Focus]. A function that has been assigned to the right key.

touch CUSTOM (Custom) on the screen. 133GB Table of contents Sample photo Menu Index . Or. [Custom 2]. [Custom 3]. or [Custom 5] by pressing the right/left of the control wheel.Calling a function assigned to [Custom] of soft key C 1 Press soft key C when CUSTOM (Custom) is displayed. 2 Select [Custom 1]. [Custom 4].

You can touch AEL. and (AE lock) lights up. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Custom Key Settings] t [Right Key Setting] or [Soft key B Setting].AEL toggle When it is hard to obtain an appropriate exposure for the subject. The exposure is set. 134GB Index . Sample photo 3 Aim the camera at an area to which you want to match the exposure. The exposure is locked. press the AEL button again. Menu 6 To cancel the exposure lock. this function allows you to lock the exposure by focusing on and measuring the light of an area that has the desired brightness. The right key or soft key B becomes the AEL button. If you select [Soft key B Setting] in step 1. 4 Press the AEL button. AEL appears on the screen. instead of pressing the AEL button. 5 Focus on your subject and shoot it. 2 Select [AEL toggle].

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Touch Operation] t desired setting.Touch Operation Sets whether or not to operate the camera using the touch panel. – An Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) is used. On Off Note • Even if [On] is selected. 135GB Menu Index . you cannot operate the camera via the touch panel when: – The camera is outputting images to a connected TV. Allows operation using the touch panel. – The camera is connected to a device via USB. Sample photo Does not allow operation using the touch panel.

Beep Selects the sound produced when you operate the camera. On Off Turns on audible signals when you press the control wheel or soft keys. 136GB Sample photo Menu Index . or touch the screen. Turns off the audible signal. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Beep] t desired setting.

Language Selects the language to be used in the menu items. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [ Language] t desired language. 137GB Sample photo Menu Index . warnings and messages.

time. 138GB Menu Index . you can print or save images with the date. etc.: Date Format: Notes Selects [ON] or [OFF]. • The camera does not have a feature for superimposing dates on images. Selects the date and time display format. By using “PMB” on the CD-ROM (supplied). Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Date/Time Setup]. • You cannot set the date and time by touching the screen. 2 Set the date. Sample photo Daylight Svg.Date/Time Setup Sets the date and time again.

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Area Setting] t desired setting.Area Setting Sets the area where you are using the camera. This allows you to set the local area when you use the camera abroad. 139GB Menu Index . Sample photo 2 Press the right or left of the control wheel to select an area. Note • You cannot select an area by touching the screen.

This is convenient when you want to perform the next operation quickly.Help Guide Display You can select whether or not the help guide is displayed when you operate the camera. 140GB Menu Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Help Guide Display] t desired setting. Sample photo Does not display the help guide. On Off Displays the help guide.

141GB Index . Menu • Turn off the camera when you do not use it for a long time.Power Save You can set time intervals for the camera to switch to power save mode. Sample photo 30 Min 5 Min 1 Min 20 Sec 10 Sec Note Switches to power save mode after the set time. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Power Save] t desired setting. Pressing the shutter button halfway down returns the camera to the shooting mode.

do not cover the light sensor with your hand and so on.LCD Brightness The brightness of the LCD monitor is automatically adjusted to the ambient lighting conditions using the light sensor (page 12). Notes • When this is set to [Auto]. Automatically adjusts the brightness appropriately for shooting outdoors. You can set the brightness of the LCD monitor manually. the brightness of the LCD monitor is always set as bright as +2 even if you select [Auto]. Allows you to adjust the brightness within the range of –2 to +2. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [LCD Brightness] t desired setting. • When using the camera with the AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately). 142GB Menu Index . Sample photo Auto Manual Sunny Weather Adjust the brightness automatically.

Viewfinder Bright. When an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) is attached. the brightness of the Electronic Viewfinder is automatically adjusted to the ambient lighting conditions. Sample photo Auto Manual Adjust the brightness automatically. Allows you to adjust the brightness within the range of –1 to +1.] t desired setting. 143GB Menu Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Viewfinder Bright.

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Display Color] t desired setting.Display Color Selects the color of the LCD monitor. Black White Blue Pink Turns to the selected color. 144GB Sample photo Menu Index .

Sample photo Normal Displays the wide images and the operation information on the screen. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Wide Image] t desired setting.Wide Image Selects the method used for displaying the wide images. Full Screen Displays the wide images on the entire screen. 145GB Menu Index .

146GB Menu Index . Displays in the portrait position. Sample photo Displays in the landscape position.Playback Display Selects the orientation when playing back still images recorded in the portrait position. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Playback Display] t desired setting. the image will be displayed in the portrait position even if [Manual Rotate] is selected. Auto Rotate Manual Rotate Note • When you play back the image on a TV or a computer.

Outputs signals in HD picture quality (1080p). Outputs signals in HD picture quality (1080i). select either [1080i] or [1080p] depending on the TV to be connected. Sample photo Auto 1080p 1080i Note The camera automatically recognizes an HD TV and sets the output resolution. • If you cannot display the screen properly with the [Auto] setting. 147GB Menu Index .HDMI Resolution When you connect the camera to a High Definition (HD) TV with HDMI terminals using an HDMI Cable (sold separately). Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [HDMI Resolution] t desired setting. you can select HDMI Resolution to output images to the TV.

See page 163 on “BRAVIA” Sync. 148GB Menu Index .CTRL FOR HDMI When connecting the camera to a “BRAVIA” Sync compatible TV with an HDMI cable (sold separately). you can play back images on your camera by the TV’s remote control aiming at the TV. Does not operate the camera with the TV remote control. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [CTRL FOR HDMI] t desired setting. • You can perform the operation of the camera with the remote control of your TV by connecting your camera to a “BRAVIA” Sync compatible TV. Sample photo On Off Note Operates the camera with the TV remote control.

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [USB Connection] t desired setting. Auto Establishes a Mass Storage or MTP connection automatically. and other USB devices. Windows 7 computers are connected in MTP. Establishes a Mass Storage connection between the camera. Standard mode. a computer. Windows 7 computers are connected in MTP. 149GB Index .USB Connection Selects the method used for a USB connection. and other USB devices. Sample photo Mass Storage MTP Menu Note • The connection may take a long time when [Auto] is selected. and the still images in the recording folder on the camera are imported to the computer. the AutoPlay Wizard appears. in accordance with a computer or other USB devices to be connected. and its unique functions are enabled to use. a computer. In the case of other computers (Windows Vista/XP. and its unique functions are enabled to use. Establishes an MTP connection between the camera. Mac OS X).

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Cleaning Mode] t OK. • Do not put the tip of a blower into the cavity beyond the mount. 5 Use the blower to clean the image sensor surface and the surrounding area. 4 Detach the lens. so that the tip of the blower does not touch the image sensor. • Do not apply a mechanical shock to the camera during cleaning. 150GB Index .Cleaning Mode Allows you to clean the image sensor. 6 Attach the lens. do not blow too hard. The message “After cleaning. • Do not use a spray blower because it may scatter water droplets inside the camera body. Sample photo The anti-dust is activated automatically. • When cleaning the image sensor with a blower. • Hold the camera’s face downward to prevent the dust from resettling in the camera. turn camera off. The use of an AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately) is recommended. 2 Select OK. 3 Turn the camera off. Menu Notes • Cleaning can be performed only when the battery level is (three remaining battery icons) or more. Continue?” appears.

We recommend that you use a sufficient battery or the AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately). 151GB Sample photo Menu Index . Note • An update can be performed only when the battery level is (three remaining battery icons) or more.Version Displays the version of your camera and lens. Confirm the version when a firmware update is released. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Version].

the camera does not start a demonstration when there is no movie recorded on the memory card. Does not show the demonstration. Normally select [Off]. when the camera has not been operated for a certain time. 152GB Menu Index . • You can set this item only when the camera is powered by the AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately). • Even if [On] is selected. Sample photo On Off Notes The demonstration begins automatically when the camera is not operated for about one minute. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Demo Mode] t desired setting.Demo Mode The [Demo Mode] function displays the movies recorded on the memory card automatically (demonstration). the camera does not switch to power save mode. • When [On] is selected.

Reset Default Initializes the setting to the default setting. • Following settings are not reset: – [Date/Time Setup] – [Area Setting] – Faces registered with [Face Registration] – [AF Micro Adj. the images are retained. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Reset Default] t OK.] 153GB Sample photo Menu Index . Even if you activate [Reset Default]. Notes • Be sure not to turn off the camera while resetting.

When you use a memory card with this camera for the first time. Note that formatting permanently erases all data on the memory card. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Format] t OK. Notes • Formatting permanently erases all data including even protected images. If you format it on a computer. it is recommended to format the card using the camera for stable performance of the memory card before shooting. depending on the format type used. Save precious data on a computer. the memory card may not be usable with the camera. the access lamp lights up. 154GB Sample photo Menu Index . • Format the memory card using the camera. and is unrecoverable. Do not eject the memory card while the lamp is lit. etc. • During the format.Format Formats the memory card.

a number incremented one higher than the largest number is assigned.” The camera resets numbers in the following cases and assigns numbers to files from “0001. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [File Number] t desired setting. • When the memory card is formatted. • When all the images in the folder are deleted.File Number Selects the method for assigning file numbers to images. 155GB Sample photo Menu Index . and assigns numbers to files in sequence until the number reaches “9999. Series Reset The camera does not reset numbers. • When the memory card is replaced. • When the folder format is changed.” When the recording folder contains a file.

You cannot change this name. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Folder Name] t desired setting. You can change the folder name form. Example: 100MSDCF The folder name form is as follows: folder number + Y (the last digit)/MM/DD. date: 04/05/2011) Note • The movie folder form is fixed as “folder number + ANV01”.Folder Name Still images you shoot are recorded in a folder that is automatically created under the DCIM folder on the memory card. Example: 10010405 (Folder name: 100. Sample photo Standard Form Date Form The folder name form is as follows: folder number + MSDCF. 156GB Menu Index .

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Select Shoot. Folder] t desired folder. Folder When a standard form folder is selected and there are two or more folders. • Movie (MP4) files are recorded in a folder for movies that has the same number as the selected folder for still images. Notes • You cannot select the folder when you select the [Date Form] setting.Select Shoot. you can select the recording folder to be used to record still images. 157GB Sample photo Menu Index .

Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [New Folder] t OK.000 images in total can be stored in the folders for still images or movies. Images are recorded in the newly created folder until you create another folder or select another recording folder. • Up to 4. respectively. with the same number.New Folder Creates a folder in the memory card for recording images. 158GB Menu Index . Notes • A folder for still images and a folder for movies that have the same number are created at the same time. When the folder capacity is exceeded. a new folder may be automatically created. • When you insert a memory card that was used with other equipment into the camera and shoot images. a new folder is created automatically. Sample photo A new folder is created with a number incremented one higher than the largest number currently used.

Sample photo The [Recover Image DB] screen is displayed. Wait as it is until repairing is completed.Recover Image DB When inconsistencies are found in the image database file. Note • Use a sufficiently charged battery. the camera repairs the file. images on the memory card will not be played back in this form. If this happens. Low battery power during repairing can cause damage to data. and the camera repairs the file. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Recover Image DB] t OK. etc.. 159GB Menu Index . caused by processing files on computers.

Display Card Space Displays the remaining recording time of movies on the memory card. 160GB Sample photo Menu Index . Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Display Card Space]. Number of recordable still images is also displayed.

S. refer to the manual that comes with the Eye-Fi card. This item appears when an Eye-Fi card is inserted in the camera. refer to the operating instructions supplied with the Eye-Fi card. If the communication status is poor. • Do not use an Eye-Fi card inserted in the camera on an airplane. the Eye-Fi card may be damaged. • Eye-Fi cards can be used only in the countries/regions where they were purchased.. and some countries in the EU (as of March in 2011).A. Canada. set [Upload Settings] to [Off]. Error Disables the upload function. For details. • This product does not support the Eye-Fi “Endless Memory Mode. Sample photo On Enables the upload function. and shoot still images. Images are transferred to your computer. Japan. Off Notes Menu • Eye-Fi cards are sold in the U.” Make sure that Eye-Fi cards that you insert into this product have “Endless Memory Mode” turned off.Upload Settings Sets whether or not you use the upload function when using an Eye-Fi card (commercially available). Standby. Use Eye-Fi cards in accordance with the law of the countries/regions where you purchased the card. remove the memory card and reinsert it. • If (error) is displayed. • For more information. No images are to be sent. or turn off then turn on the power again. If appears again. Upload standby. If there is an Eye-Fi card inserted in the camera. • The power save function of the camera does not work while it is transferring images. move closer to the access point of the Wi-Fi network. refer to the manual supplied with the Eye-Fi card. The icon on the screen changes according to the communication status of the camera. copy the install file of Eye-Fi manager recorded on the card to your computer before formatting the card. • Wi-Fi network communication may be influenced by other communication devices. For details. please contact the manufacturer or vendor directly. Index Transferring images using an Eye-Fi card 1 Set your Wi-Fi network or destination on the Eye-Fi card. etc. automatically via the Wi-Fi network. is displayed on the screen when [Upload Settings] is set to [Off]. Notes • When you use a brand-new Eye-Fi card for the first time. • For details on the file types that can be uploaded. 161GB . Uploading. Connecting. 2 Insert the Eye-Fi card you have set up into the camera.. Table of contents 1 MENU t [Setup] t [Upload Settings] t desired setting. • Use an Eye-Fi card after updating the firmware to the latest version.

Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with the TV. • Use an HDMI cable with the HDMI logo. 1 To the HDMI connector HDMI cable 2 To the HDMI terminal Menu Notes • Some devices may not work properly. Images shot with the camera appear on the TV screen. 4 Turn on the camera. an HDMI cable (sold separately) and an HD TV equipped with an HDMI connector are required. when the camera is connected with an HDMI cable. a whole new world of photos can be enjoyed in breathtaking Full HD quality. refer to the operating instructions supplied with the TV. 162GB Continued r . the outline of in-focus ranges is not enhanced when the camera is connected using an HDMI cable. photo-like expression of subtle textures and colors. Select the desired image with the control wheel. By connecting Sony’s PhotoTV HD-compatible devices using an HDMI cable (sold separately). This may cause a malfunction. “PhotoTV HD” allows for a highly-detailed. then press the (Playback) button to select playback mode. • Do not connect the output connector of the device with the HDMI terminal on the camera. 3 Turn on the TV and switch the input. • Use an HDMI mini connector on one end (for the camera). • Sounds are output only while recording or playing back movies. Table of contents 1 Turn off both your camera and the TV. and a plug suitable for connecting your TV on the other end. Index z On “PhotoTV HD” This camera is compatible with the “PhotoTV HD” standard. • Even if the Peaking function is activated. For details. Sample photo 2 Connect the camera to the TV with an HDMI cable (sold separately).Connecting with other equipment Viewing images on a TV To view images recorded on the camera on a TV.

operate MENU t [Setup] t [CTRL FOR HDMI] t [Off]. refer to the operating instructions supplied with the TV. Item Slide Show Play 1 Image Image Index 3D Viewing View Mode Delete Notes • The operations available are restricted when the camera is connected to a TV using an HDMI cable. you can operate the camera with the TV Remote Control. For details. Switches to the image index screen. The input is automatically switched and the image shot with the camera appears on the TV screen. 3 Operate with the buttons on the TV Remote Control. Sample photo 2 Press the SYNC MENU button on the TV Remote Control. • If the camera performs unnecessary operations in response to the TV Remote Control when the camera is connected to another manufacturer’s TV using an HDMI connection. Allows you to determine how to group the playback images. The SYNC MENU operations differ depending on the TV connected.Using “BRAVIA” Sync By connecting the camera to a TV that supports “BRAVIA” Sync using an HDMI cable (sold separately). Table of contents 1 Connect a TV that supports “BRAVIA” Sync to the camera. • Only TVs that support “BRAVIA” Sync can provide SYNC MENU operations. Operation Plays back images automatically Returns to the single-image screen. Deletes the image. Menu Plays back 3D images on a connected 3D TV. 163GB Index .

Such connection can also cause trouble of the camera and/or connected equipment. 3D panorama images shot with the camera appear on the TV screen. 164GB . press the bottom of the control wheel again. set as follows. you can scroll 3D panorama images by pressing the center of the control wheel. To view normal still images. 1 To the HDMI connector Sample photo HDMI cable 2 To the HDMI terminal Menu Notes • When you select [3D Viewing] mode. no video and sound are produced. • This function may not work properly with some TVs. For example. Index z To view normal still images on a TV If you select [3D Viewing]. and a plug suitable for connecting your TV on the other end. only 3D images are displayed. • Use an HDMI cable with the HDMI logo. output in 3D mode or hear sound from the TV. Table of contents 1 Connect the camera to the 3D TV using an HDMI cable (sold separately). you may not be able to view a video on your TV. • Do not connect the camera and equipment to be connected using output terminals. press the bottom of the control wheel to finish [3D Viewing].3D Viewing To view 3D panorama images recorded on the camera on a 3D TV. select MENU t [Playback] t [Image Index]. To display the image index. 2 MENU t [Playback] t [3D Viewing] t OK. • Use an HDMI mini connector on one end (for the camera). To return to 3D. only 3D images are displayed on the TV. When the camera and TV are connected using output terminals. When [Standard] or [Wide] is selected.

Windows Image Mastering API (IMAPI) Ver. ** Starter (Edition) is not supported. • If you have installed the same software. Intel Core 2 Duo 1. but with a lower version number than the one on the CD-ROM.26 GHz or faster (HD FX/HD FH).40 GHz or faster (HD PS)) Memory: 512 MB or more (For playing/editing the High Definition movies: 1 GB or more) Hard Disk: Disk space required for installation—approximately 500 MB Display: Screen resolution—1024 × 768 dots or more CPU/Memory: Pentium 4 or faster/1 GB or more Display: 1024 × 768 dots or more Menu Index “Image Data Converter” * 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported.0 or later is required to use the function for creating discs. Table of contents Sample photo Recommended computer environment (Windows) The following computer environment is recommended when using the supplied software and importing images via a USB connection.66 GHz or faster. on your computer. OS (pre-installed) “PMB” Microsoft Windows XP* SP3/Windows Vista** SP2/Windows 7 SP1 CPU: Intel Pentium III 800 MHz or faster (For playing/editing the HD movies: Intel Core Duo 1.66 GHz or faster. Intel Core 2 Duo 2. Intel Core 2 Duo 2.Using with your computer Following applications are contained on the CD-ROM (supplied) to allow more versatile use of images shot with your camera. • “Sony Image Data Suite” • “PMB” (Picture Motion Browser) Notes • “PMB” is not compatible with Macintosh computers. 2. 165GB Continued r . install the software from the supplied CD-ROM. also.

Recommended computer environment (Macintosh) The following computer environment is recommended when using the supplied software and importing images via a USB connection. may not operate.0) allows advanced transfer (high speed transfer).6) “Image Data Converter”: Mac OS X v10. Display: 1024 × 768 dots or more Table of contents Sample photo “Image Data Converter” Notes • Operation is not assured in an environment based on an upgrade of the operating systems described above or in a multi-boot environment. communication between the camera and your computer may not recover at the same time. OS (pre-installed) USB Connection: Mac OS X (v10. depending on the types of USB devices you are using.3 to v10. • If you connect two or more USB devices to a single computer at the same time.0). • Connecting the camera using a USB interface that is compatible with Hi-Speed USB (USB 2. 166GB Menu Index . • When your computer resumes activity from suspend or sleep mode. some devices.5/Mac OS X v10. such as Intel Core Solo/Core Duo/Core 2 Duo Memory: 1 GB or more is recommended.6 (Snow Leopard) CPU: Intel processors. as the camera is compatible with Hi-Speed USB (USB 2. including the camera.

such as the importing images function. Also. The following software is installed and shortcut icons appear on the desktop. Table of contents 1 Turn on your computer.exe” and follow the instructions that appear on the screen to proceed with the installation. “Image Data Converter” “Image Data Lightbox SR” “PMB” “PMB Launcher” “PMB Help” Notes • If “PMB” has already been installed on the computer. some functions may not work. Sample photo 2 Click [Install]. select “Run Install. and the version number of the previously installed “PMB” is lower than that of the “PMB” on the CD-ROM (supplied).” 167GB Continued r Index . Menu • Connect the camera to the computer during the procedure following the instructions on the screen (page 170).00 has been installed on your computer. restart the computer following the instructions on the screen. Make sure that both “Sony Image Data Suite” and “PMB” are checked and follow the instructions on the screen.0. When the restarting confirmation message appears. • If a version of “PMB” under 5. double-click [Computer] (For Windows XP: [My Computer]) t (SONYPMB) t [Install. The installation menu screen appears. “PMB Launcher” is installed from the supplied CD-ROM and you can start “PMB” or other software by using the “PMB Launcher. If you do not connect the camera to the computer.Using the software Installing the software (Windows) Log on as Administrator. and insert the CD-ROM (supplied) into the CD-ROM drive. • Restarting the computer may be required.” Double-click the “PMB Launcher” short-cut icon on the computer screen to start “PMB Launcher. 3 Remove the CD-ROM after the installation is complete. • DirectX may be installed depending on the system environment of your computer. • If it does not appear. install “PMB” also from the CD-ROM (supplied). • If the AutoPlay screen appears.exe]. you may be unable to use some functions of those “PMB” when installing the “PMB” from the supplied CD-ROM.

3 Copy the [IDS_INST. and insert the CD-ROM (supplied) into the CD-ROM drive. and send still images as e-mail attachments. • Movies recorded with the [60i 24M(FX)/50i 24M(FX)]/[24p 24M(FX)/25p 24M(FX)] setting in [Record Setting] are converted by “PMB” in order to create an AVCHD disc. Sample photo Using “Sony Image Data Suite” With “Sony Image Data Suite” you can do the following. etc. • To create a Blu-ray Disc. • To apply color labels. print. etc. • To adjust images with white balance. This conversion can take a long time. Menu Index z To use “Sony Image Data Suite” “Sony Image Data Suite” support page (English only) http://www.: • To edit images recorded in RAW format with various corrections.sony.co. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation. change the shooting date and more. (An internet connection environment is required when a Blu-ray Disc/DVD disc is created for the first time. • Movies recorded with the [60p 28M(PS)/50p 28M(PS)] setting in [Record Setting] are converted by “PMB” in order to create a disc.). • To rank images in 5 grades. etc. • To organize images on the computer on a calendar by shooting date to view them.pkg] file in the copy-to folder. and creative style. 4 Double-click the [IDS_INST. You can either save the image as RAW format or save it in the general file format. • To save the images displayed and edited on a computer.pkg] file in the [MAC] folder to the hard disk icon.Installing the software (Macintosh) Log on as Administrator. • To display and compare the RAW images and JPEG images recorded by this camera. • To retouch (Red Eye Correction.jp/ids-se/ Using “PMB” With “PMB” you can do the following. you cannot create a disc with the original image quality. exposure. Also. etc.) Notes • “PMB” is not compatible with Macintosh computers. etc. Table of contents 1 Turn on your Macintosh computer. • To print or save still images with the date. such as tone curve. AVCHD format disc or DVD disc from AVCHD View movies imported to a computer.: • To set images shot with the camera and display them on the computer. 2 Double-click the CD-ROM icon. and sharpness. This conversion can take a long 168GB Continued r .

time.co. you cannot create a disc with the original image quality. Or.jp/pmb-se/ 169GB Sample photo Menu Index . you must store your movies on a Blu-ray Disc. click [Start] t [All Programs] t [PMB] t [PMB Help]. Table of contents z To use “PMB” Refer to “PMB Help.” Double-click the shortcut of (PMB Help) on the desktop. If you want to keep the original image quality. Also. • “AVCHD View movies” are the movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/ 50p] mode of [File Format].sony. “PMB” support page (English only) http://www.

use “PMB. your computer automatically runs a program to recognize the camera. Double-click the newly recognized icon on the desktop t the folder where the images you want to import are stored. The image is displayed. 2 To the USB terminal 1 To a USB terminal of the computer Table of contents Sample photo USB cable (supplied) Menu Importing images to the computer (Windows) “PMB” allows you to easily import images.” • When the camera is connected to the computer. or connect the camera to a wall outlet (wall socket) using the AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately). Do not delete or copy AVCHD View movies on the memory card from the computer. Sony is not held liable for consequences resulting from such operations via the computer. if you operate AVCHD View movies or folders from the connected computer. 3 Connect the camera to your computer. For details on “PMB” functions.Connecting the camera to the computer 1 Insert a sufficiently charged battery pack into the camera. 2 Turn on the camera and the computer. Notes • For operations such as importing AVCHD View movies to the computer. When a USB connection is established for the first time. Wait for a while. click [Open folder to view files] t [OK] t [DCIM] or [MP_ROOT] t copy the desired images to the computer. 2 Drag and drop the image files to the hard disk icon. images may be damaged or cannot be played. The image files are copied to the hard disk. 3 Double-click the hard disk icon t the desired image file in the folder containing the copied files. Importing images to the computer (Macintosh) 1 Connect the camera to your Macintosh computer first. • “AVCHD View movies” are the movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/ 50p] mode of [File Format]. Continued r 170GB . see the “PMB Help.” Index Importing images to the computer without using “PMB” When the AutoPlay Wizard appears after making a USB connection between the camera and a computer.

• Turning off the camera. 171GB Index . then click [OK]. • Removing the memory card. 2 Click (USB Mass Storage Device) t [Stop]. Table of contents 1 Double-click the disconnect icon on the tasktray. 3 Confirm the device on the confirmation window.Deleting the USB connection Perform the procedures from step 1 to 3 below before: • Disconnecting the USB cable. Note Disconnect icon Windows Vista Sample photo Windows XP Menu • Drag and drop the icon of the memory card or the drive icon to the “Trash” icon beforehand when you use a Macintosh computer. and the camera is disconnected from the computer.

” To import movies. Player Blu-ray Disc playback devices (Blu-ray Disc player.” Create an AVCHD format disc of movies and photos imported to a computer using “PMB.) Create a standard definition image quality (STD) disc of movies and photos imported to a computer using “PMB. make sure that the version of DVD writer’s firmware is the latest. Table of contents Selecting the method for creating a disc Select the method that best suits your disc player.storagesupport. PlayStation®3. you can transfer data by inserting a memory card into the memory card slot of the DVD writer.Creating a movie disc You can create a disc from AVCHD View movies recorded on the camera. or connecting your camera to the DVD writer with a USB cable. refer to the following URL: http://sony. see page 170.) Method Create a Blu-ray Disc of movies and photos imported to a computer using “PMB. DVD playable computer. For details. etc.com/ • “AVCHD View movies” are movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format]. Ordinary DVD playback devices (DVD player. PlayStation®3.) AVCHD format playback devices (Sony Blu-ray Disc player. etc. etc. • When you use Sony DVDirect (DVD writer).” Creating an AVCHD format disc with a DVD writer/recorder other than DVDirect Express. 172GB Continued r .” Disc type Sample photo Menu Index Notes • If you use a Sony DVDirect (DVD Writer). See “PMB Help” for details on creating a disc using “PMB.

You cannot play the disc on ordinary DVD players. and a high definition image quality (HD) disc is created. Menu z Discs you can use with “PMB” You can use 12 cm discs of following type with “PMB.” For Blu-ray Disc. 173GB Continued r . and a standard image quality (STD) disc is created. such as DVD-R discs. see page 174. High definition image quality (HD) movie can be recorded on DVD media.z Characteristics of each type of disc A Blu-ray Disc enables you to record high definition image quality (HD) movies of a longer duration than DVD discs. • You can play a high definition image quality (HD) disc on AVCHD format playback devices. such as DVD-R discs. Disc type DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD+R DL DVD-RW/DVD+RW Features Unrewritable Rewritable Index • Always maintain your PlayStation®3 to use the latest version of the PlayStation®3 system software. • The PlayStation®3 may not be available in some countries/regions. such as a Sony Blu-ray Disc player and a PlayStation®3. Table of contents Sample photo Standard definition image quality (STD) movie converted from high definition image quality (HD) movie can be recorded on DVD media.

“AVCHD View movies” are movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format]. It may take a long time to create a disc. 4 Click (Disc Creation) to select [Create AVCHD Format Discs (HD)]. Click [BD Add-on Software] on the installation screen of “PMB. This conversion can take a long time. see the Help for “Player for AVCHD. • Movies recorded with the [60i 24M (FX)/50i 24M (FX)]/[24p 24M (FX)/25p 24M (FX)] setting in [Record Setting] are converted by “PMB” in order to create an AVCHD disc. 5 Follow the instructions on the screen to create a disc. Also. 2 Start “PMB. This conversion can take a long time. You cannot add contents to either type of disc once it has been created. Still images and MP4 movie files cannot be recorded on the AVCHD format disc.” To start the software. Also.” and install this plug-in according to the on-screen instructions. BD-R (non-rewritable) and BD-RE (rewritable) media can be used to create a Blu-ray Disc. If you want to keep the original image quality.” Table of contents 1 Turn on your computer and place an empty disc on the DVD drive. 174GB Continued r . you cannot create a disc with the original image quality. Connect your computer to the Internet when you install [BD Add-on Software].” • Movies may not be played smoothly depending on the computer environment. you cannot create a disc with the original image quality. • Movies recorded with the [60p 28M (PS)/50p 28M (PS)] setting in [Record Setting] are converted by “PMB” in order to create a disc.Creating an AVCHD format disc on a computer You can create a high definition image quality (HD) AVCHD format disc from AVCHD View movies imported to a computer using the supplied software “PMB. Creating a Blu-ray Disc You can create a Blu-ray Disc with AVCHD View movies previously imported to a computer.” Sample photo 3 Select the AVCHD View movies you want to write. Menu Index z Playing AVCHD format disc on a computer You can play back AVCHD format discs using “Player for AVCHD” that is installed together with “PMB. click on [Start] t [All Programs] t [PMB] t [PMB Launcher] t [View] t [Player for AVCHD]. For detailed operations. Your computer must support the creation of a Blu-ray Disc. Notes • • • • Install “PMB” beforehand. See “PMB Help” for details. you must store your movies on a Blu-ray Disc.

• It will take a longer time to create a disc because AVCHD View movies are converted to standard definition image quality (STD) movies. • “AVCHD View movies” are movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format].: To create a DVD with standard image quality (STD) Notes • For details on creating a disc. etc.” Table of contents 1 Turn on your computer and place an empty disc on the DVD drive. The disc type you can create depends on the device used. Notes Menu • Install “PMB” beforehand. Device Blu-ray Disc recorder: To create a Blu-ray Disc or DVD with standard image quality (STD) DVD writer other than DVDirect Express: To create an AVCHD disc or DVD with standard image quality (STD) Disc type HDD recorder. (Disc Creation) to select [Create DVD-Video Format Discs 5 Follow the instructions on the screen to create the disc.” 2 Start “PMB. 175GB . when using a Sony DVD writer. refer to the operating manual that comes with the device used.” 3 Select the movies you want to write. • MP4 movie files cannot be recorded on a disc.Creating a standard definition image quality (STD) disc on a computer You can create a standard definition image quality (STD) disc from AVCHD View movies imported to a computer using supplied software “PMB. Index Creating a movie disc with a device other than a computer You can create a disc with a Blu-ray Disc recorder and DVD writer. Sample photo • Close all software other than “PMB. • An Internet connection environment is required when creating a DVD-Video (STD) disc for the first time. • Sony DVD writer may not be available in some countries/regions. • You can transmit data via the memory card slot and the USB connection. 4 Click (STD)].

both edges may be cut off. see the operating instructions supplied with the printer. 176GB Table of contents Sample photo Menu Index . Consult your photo printing service shop. • Printing directly using a printer which supports your memory card type For details. – You cannot set the number of prints. consult your photo printing service shop. When you print images shot in [16:9] mode. – If you want to superimpose dates on images. – Consult your photo printing service shop as to what types of memory card they handle. you can make a (Print order) mark on images in advance in the playback mode so that you do not have to reselect them when you print them out at the shop. When you print at a shop.” • Printing at a shop You can take a memory card containing images shot with the camera to a photo printing service shop. – A memory card adaptor (sold separately) may be necessary. – Before you take image data to a shop. You can insert the date on the image and print it. As long as the shop supports photo printing services conforming to DPOF. For details. note the followings. see the “PMB Help. Notes • • • • You cannot print RAW images. always copy (back up) your data to a disk. You cannot print panoramic images depending on the printer.Printing still images You can print still images using the following methods. • Printing using a computer You can import images to a computer using the supplied “PMB” software and print the images.

try the following solutions. To cancel the power save. If the CHARGE lamp flashes fast again. • If you do not operate the camera for given period of time. • The battery pack is discharged. • When you insert the battery pack. or sufficient remaining battery indicator is displayed but the power runs out too quickly. Replace it with a new one. wait for about one minute. • This phenomenon occurs when you use the camera in an extremely hot or cold location. Make sure that the battery is NP-FW50. • You can use an NP-FW50 battery pack only. • If you charge a battery pack that has not been used for a long time. • The battery pack is dead. Sample photo Menu Battery pack and power The battery pack cannot be installed. 3 Reset the settings (page 153). the camera displays a warning message and turns off automatically to protect the camera. re-insert the battery pack.15-second intervals) and slow (about 1. the CHARGE lamp may flash. 4 Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.Troubleshooting Troubleshooting If you experience trouble with the camera. Install a charged battery pack. • Install the battery pack correctly. • The battery pack is discharged. • When the camera or battery pack is too warm. use the tip of the battery pack to push the lock lever. Install a charged battery pack. 2 Remove the battery pack. remove the battery pack and reattach the same battery pack securely. fast (about 0. Table of contents 1 Check the items on pages 177 to 182. Cannot turn on the camera. The power turns off suddenly. If it is flashing fast. then turn on the power. • The CHARGE lamp flashes in two ways. • You can use an NP-FW50 battery pack only. Make sure that the battery is NP-FW50. it suggests that there is something wrong with the 177GB Continued r . • The battery pack is dead.5-second intervals). The CHARGE lamp flashes when charging the battery pack. Index The remaining battery indicator is incorrect. such as pressing the shutter button halfway down (page 141). the camera turns to power saving mode. operate the camera. Replace it with a new one.

pollen. • You are shooting in RAW mode (page 83). Table of contents Shooting images Nothing is displayed on the LCD monitor when the power is turned on. • Particles (dust. Check the minimum focal distance of the lens. etc. The subject may require special focusing. Ambient light is insufficient.battery pack. When the flash has been fired in succession. • • • • The subject is too close. Charging will resume and the CHARGE lamp will be lit when the ambient temperature returns to within the suitable temperature. such as pressing the shutter button halfway down (page 141). Attach the lens properly. Sample photo • If you do not operate the camera for given period of time.] – [Sweep Panorama] – [3D Sweep Panorama] – [Night Scene] and [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] – [Anti Motion Blur] – Movie recording Fuzzy white circular spots appear on images shot using the flash. 123). You are shooting in manual focus mode. Index The image is out of focus. • You cannot use a flash with the following recording mode: – [Bracket: Cont. • The noise reduction function is turned on (pages 122. • The Auto HDR is processing an image (page 94). • Check the free capacity of the memory card. The shutter does not release. • Raise the flash. • The flash is not attached correctly. Slow flashing indicates that charging is suspended because the ambient temperature is outside the suitable range for charging the battery pack. operate the camera. Since the RAW data file is large. • The lens is not attached properly. 178GB Continued r . • You are using a memory card with a write-protect switch. This is not a malfunction. Set [AF/MF Select] to [Autofocus] (page 67). the recharging process may take longer than usual to avoid overheating of the camera. Use the [Flexible Spot] (page 69) or manual focus function (page 67). The flash does not work. Menu Recording takes a long time. • The flash has been fired in succession in a short period. This is not a malfunction.) in the air reflected the flash light and appeared on the image. Reattach the flash. To cancel the power save. Set the switch to the recording position. and the switch is set to the LOCK position. the RAW mode shooting may take time. the camera turns to power saving mode. • Charge the battery pack under the suitable temperatures between 10 °C and 30 °C (50 °F and 86 °F). The flash takes too long to recharge. • You cannot record images while charging the flash.

The image taken with the flash is too dark. The optical properties of some lenses may cause the periphery of the image to appear too dark (insufficient light). • If any filter or hood is used. Depending on the thickness of the filter and improper attachment of the hood. Table of contents • If the subject is beyond the flash range (the distance that the flash can reach). • Since the subject is too bright or too dark. • The area selected with [Area Setting] is different from the actual area. Set the actual area by selecting MENU t [Setup] t [Area Setting]. When using the zoom lens. it is beyond the available range of the camera. • This is not a malfunction. [Hand-held Twilight] in [Scene Selection] (page 54) and [Anti Motion Blur] (page 56) are also effective in reducing blur. the filter or the hood may partially appear in the image. • The picture was taken under a strong light source. attach a lens hood. • The folder/file name has been changed on your computer. the flash range also changes with it. • Use “PMB” to play images stored on a computer with this camera. These dots are not recorded. Menu The corners of the picture are too dark. • Set the correct date and time (page 138). Index The eyes of the subject come out red. • Get close to the subject. The image is whitish (Flare). The exposure value is flashing on the LCD monitor. You may compensate for this phenomenon with [Lens Comp. the pictures will be dark because the flash light does not reach the subject. Sample photo The aperture value and/or shutter speed flashes when you press the shutter button halfway down. • Activate the Red Eye Reduction function (page 108). Delete the USB connection (page 171). • The picture was taken in a dark location without the flash. take it off and try shooting again. Viewing images Images cannot be played back. • When an image file has been processed by a computer or when the image file was recorded using a model other than that of your camera. 179GB Continued r . • The camera is in USB mode. Blurring of light appears on the image (Ghosting). The date and time are recorded incorrectly. and shoot the subject within the flash range using the flash. If the ISO is changed. The use of a tripod or the flash is recommended (page 66). The image is blurred. and excessive light has entered the lens. resulting in camera shake. playback on your camera is not guaranteed. • The subject is too bright or too dark for the metering range of the camera. Adjust the setting again.: Shading] (page 124). Dots appear and remain on the LCD monitor.

and connect it again firmly. Cannot play back images on a computer. The image and sound are interrupted by noise when viewing a movie on a computer. 180GB Continued r . • Make the USB connection by properly connecting the camera with your computer (page 170). We recommend that you protect images that you do not want to delete (page 103). • Check “Recommended computer environment” (page 165). • You cannot mark DPOF marks on RAW images. • Follow the designated copy procedure for your OS. install the charged battery pack. you cannot restore it. Index Cannot copy images. • Make the USB connection after the computer is turned on (page 170). you may not be able to copy the images to a computer. • When the battery level is low.Deleting/Editing images The image cannot be deleted. or use the AC Adaptor (sold separately). “PMB” does not start automatically. • Set [USB Connection] to [Mass Storage] (page 149). • Disconnect the USB cable. • When you shoot images with a memory card formatted by a computer. • Connect the camera directly to your computer without passing through a USB hub or other device. Computers Not sure if the OS of the computer is compatible with the camera. Import the movie to your computer using “PMB” and play it back. • Once you have deleted an image. • Check that the camera is turned on. the keyboard and the mouse from the USB terminals of your computer. Table of contents The image was deleted by mistake.” refer to the “PMB Help. • Use the USB cable (supplied) for connection. Sample photo A DPOF mark cannot be put. Shoot using a memory card formatted by your camera. • You are playing back the movie directly from the memory card. Menu The computer does not recognize the camera. • Cancel the protection (page 103). • If you are using “PMB. After making a USB connection. • Disconnect all equipment other than the camera.” • Consult the computer or software manufacturer.

cancel the trimming or borderless settings. Delete unnecessary images (pages 32. Others The lens gets fogged. and bottom edges of the image may be cut off. Cannot print images with the date. 98). Printing Cannot print images. Table of contents Cannot record on a memory card. • Using “PMB. the lateral end of the image may be cut off. • When you print images at a shop. ask the shop whether they can print the images without cutting off both edges. • All the data on the memory card is deleted by formatting. • Moisture condensation has occurred. first convert them to JPEG images using “Image Data Converter” on the supplied CD-ROM. because the images shot with the camera include information on the recording date. you can print images with the date superimposed if the printer or the software can recognize Exif information.” you can print images with date. 181GB Continued r .0/Exif2.Memory card Cannot insert a memory card. • When printing images using your own printer. To print RAW images. • When you print the images recorded in Adobe RGB mode using sRGB printers that are not compatible with Adobe RGB (DCF2. images can be printed with the date if you ask them to do so. However. • An unusable memory card is inserted. consult the manufacturer of the printer or the software. • Insertion direction of the memory card is wrong. right. the images are printed at a lower saturation. Menu The color of the image is strange. top. • RAW images cannot be printed. Images are printed with both edges cut off. Index • Depending on your printer. • When having images printed at a photo printing service shop. Sample photo Formatted the memory card by mistake. For compatibility with Exif information. Insert it in the correct direction. You cannot restore it. the left. Turn off the camera and leave it for about an hour before using it. • The camera does not have a feature for superimposing dates on images. Especially when you print an image shot with the aspect ratio set to [16:9]. Consult the printer manufacturer as to whether the printer provides these functions or not. • The memory card is full.21 or later).

Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. If the message appears every time you charge the battery pack. remove the battery pack. • Turn off the camera. the internal rechargeable battery may be exhausted. The number of recordable images does not decrease. • If you are touching somewhere other than the point you should touch. use the control wheel and buttons. Index The buttons on the touch panel do not work correctly or do not work at all. the panel may not operate properly. When removing the battery pack. and insert it again. • If an AC Adaptor (sold separately) is used. If the camera does not work after doing these solutions. Charge the battery pack and set the date again (page 138). 182GB . • Remove the memory card. The camera does not work properly. consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • The battery pack was removed when the power switch was set to ON. In this case.The message “Set Area/Date/Time. Menu “--E-” is indicated on the screen. • Some operations cannot be done on the touch panel. the panel may not operate. make sure the camera is turned off and the access lamp is not illuminated. • This is because the compression rate and the image size after compression change depending on the image when you shoot a JPEG image. Table of contents • The camera has been left unused for sometime with a low battery or no battery pack. disconnect the power cord. Connect the power cord and turn on the camera again. Remove the battery pack and insert it again. If the camera is hot. • If you cover the panel with a commercially available protective film. or decreases two at a time. and allow it to cool down before trying this corrective procedure. format the memory card (page 154). Sample photo The setting is reset without the resetting operation. If this procedure does not turn off the indication.” appears when the camera is turned on.

Power insufficient • You tried to clean the image sensor (Cleaning Mode) when the battery level is insufficient. • The lens is not attached properly. Unable to use memory card. Index Reinsert memory card. reattach the lens. You cannot do any further shooting during this reduction process. charge the internal rechargeable battery.. If the message appears when a lens is attached. If the message still appears. Select OK. You can disable the long exposure noise reduction function. It may take some time to complete the format. then format the memory card. This memory card may not be capable of recording and playing normally. • Set the date and time. Table of contents Sample photo Set Area/Date/Time. or the lens is not attached. • The inserted memory card cannot be used in your camera. Menu Memory Card Error • An incompatible memory card is inserted or the format has failed. • The memory card is damaged. • Long exposure noise reduction will be done for the same amount of time that the shutter was open. • Images recorded with other cameras or images modified with a computer may not be able to be displayed. follow the instructions below. however. all previous data in the memory card is erased.. If the message appears frequently. You can use the memory card again. If you have not used the camera for a long time. change the memory card. Use correct model. • The inserted memory card cannot be used in the camera.Warning messages If the following messages appear. • An incompatible battery pack is being used. Incompatible battery. check whether the contacts of the lens and camera are clean or not. • The terminal section of the memory card is dirty. Format? • The memory card was formatted on a computer and the file format was modified. Attach it properly. Charge the battery pack or use an AC Adaptor (sold separately). Unable to display. 183GB Continued r . set [Release w/o Lens] to [Enable] (page 119). • When attaching the camera to an astronomical telescope or something similar. Processing. Cannot recognize lens.

then re-insert it. Camera Error • Turn the power off. Stop recording images until the camera cools. Allow it to cool. Table of contents No images. You can continue to shoot but the SteadyShot function will not work. Camera overheating. Unable to print.• The SteadyShot function does not work. Menu • You have been recording images for a long time. • The camera has become hot because you have been shooting continuously. • There is something wrong occurred in the Image Database File. Recover? • You cannot record or play back AVCHD View movies because the Image Database File is damaged. • Images recorded with other cameras may not be enlarged or rotated. Index • Unable to register to the database file. 184GB Continued r . Turn the power off. Follow the on-screen instructions to recover data. Image Database File error. remove the battery pack. Select [Setup] t [Recover Image DB] t OK. “AVCHD View movies” are movies that were recorded in the [AVCHD 60i/60p] or [AVCHD 50i/50p] mode of [File Format]. consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • There is no image on the memory card. Import all the images to a computer using “PMB” and recover the memory card. • The number of images exceeds that for which date management in a database file by the camera is possible. Unable to magnify. Image protected Sample photo • You tried to delete protected images. the camera temperature has risen. Image Database File error. • You tried to mark RAW images with a DPOF mark. Unable to rotate image. consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. If the message appears frequently. Cool the camera and wait until the camera is ready to shoot again. Turn the camera off and on. • Set [File Format] to [MP4]. Recording is unavailable in this movie format. If this icon does not disappear.

You cannot create any folders if this is the case. Table of contents • You attempted to delete without specifying images. 185GB Menu Index .No images selected. No images changed. • You attempted to execute DPOF without specifying images. Cannot create more folders. Sample photo • The folder with a name beginning with “999” exists on the memory card.

Korea. Portugal. China. Paraguay.A. Italy. On TV color systems The camera automatically detects the color system to match that of the connected video device. Iran. Note Table of contents Sample photo • An electronic voltage transformer is unnecessary and its use may cause a malfunction. Hungary. Viet Nam. the Philippines. Czech Republic. Uruguay SECAM system Bulgaria. Russia. Taiwan. New Zealand. Indonesia.S.Others Using the camera abroad You can use the battery charger (supplied). Bolivia. Sweden. Spain. Colombia. Thailand. Hong Kong. Kuwait.. Central America. Greece. the U. 186GB . etc. Finland. Norway. Poland. Holland. Singapore. Switzerland. Iraq. Index PAL-M system Brazil PAL-N system Argentina. Belgium. etc. Jamaica. Croatia. Slovak Republic. Austria. Mexico. Menu PAL system Australia. Japan. and the AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately) in any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC. Rumania. Turkey. 50 Hz/60 Hz. United Kingdom. Ecuador. Ukraine. Guiana. Canada. Germany. Chile. Peru. Malaysia. Monaco. NTSC system Bahama Islands. Denmark. etc. France. Surinam. Venezuela.

Do not expose the memory card to water.Memory card You can use following memory cards with this camera: “Memory Stick PRO Duo” media. SD memory card. as doing so will erase all data on the card. such as to a hard disk of a computer. Do not use or store the memory card under the following conditions: – High temperature locations such as the hot interior of a car parked in direct sunlight – Locations exposed to direct sunlight – Humid locations or locations with corrosive substances present Images recorded on an SDXC memory card cannot be imported to or played on computers or AV devices that are not compatible with exFAT. However. you may be prompted to format the card. proper operation cannot be guaranteed for all “Memory Stick” media functions. MagicGate is copyright protection technology that uses encryption technology. Be careful when you handle it. “Memory Stick PRO Duo” media1) 2) 3) “Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo” media1) 2) “Memory Stick Duo” media Unavailable with your camera Available with your camera “Memory Stick” media and “Memory Stick PRO” media Unavailable with your camera 1) This is equipped with MagicGate function. SDHC memory card. 187GB Continued r . Do not leave the memory card within the reach of small children. “Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo” media. If you connect your camera to an incompatible device. Data may be corrupted in the following cases: – When the memory card is removed or the camera is turned off during a read or write operation – When the memory card is used in locations subject to static electricity or electrical noise We recommend backing up important data. Make sure that the device is compatible with exFAT before connecting it to the camera. Never format the card in response to this prompt. Do not attach a label on the memory card itself nor on a memory card adaptor. Do not touch the terminal section of the memory card with your hand or a metal object. Do not remove the memory card while reading or writing data. Do not disassemble or modify the memory card. Notes Table of contents Sample photo • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Memory card formatted with a computer are not guaranteed to operate with the camera. Do not strike. The memory card may be hot just after it has been used for a long time. You cannot use a MultiMedia Card. They might accidentally swallow it. (exFAT is the file system used on SDXC memory cards. and SDXC memory card. bend or drop the memory card. Data recording/playback that requires MagicGate functions cannot be performed with this camera.) Menu Index “Memory Stick” media The types of “Memory Stick” media that can be used with the camera are listed in the table below. Data read/write speeds differ depending on the combination of the memory card and the equipment used.

188GB Sample photo Menu Index . • To use a “Memory Stick Micro” media with the camera. • Do not leave the “Memory Stick Micro” media within the reach of small children.2) 3) Supports high-speed data transfer using a parallel interface. “M2” is an abbreviation for “Memory Stick Micro” media. only those marked with Mark2 can be used. When using “Memory Stick PRO Duo” media to record movies. be sure to insert the “Memory Stick Micro” media into an “M2” Adaptor as large as of Duo size. you might not be able to remove it from the camera. If you insert a “Memory Stick Micro” media into the camera without an “M2” Adaptor as large as of Duo size. They might accidentally swallow it. Table of contents Notes on using “Memory Stick Micro” media (sold separately) • This product is compatible with “Memory Stick Micro” media (“M2”).

To maintain the battery pack’s function. How to store the battery pack • Fully discharge the battery pack before storing and store it in a cool. and insert it in the camera immediately before you start shooting. or if left after being charged. however. etc. The battery pack is not water-resistant. Table of contents Sample photo On charging the battery pack We recommend charging the battery pack in an ambient temperature of between 10 °C to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F). The battery pack may not be effectively charged in temperatures outside this range. 189GB Continued r . the operational time of the battery pack is shorter. Use the remaining battery indication as a rough guide only. • We recommend having spare battery packs handy and making trial shots before taking the actual shots. The “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack calculates the power consumption according to the operating conditions of your camera. Remaining battery time will be indicated correctly. charge the battery pack and then fully discharge it on the camera at least once a year. Index On the remaining battery time indicator When the power goes off even though the remaining battery time indicator indicates that the battery pack has enough power to operate. To ensure longer battery pack use. An “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack is a lithium-ion battery pack that has functions for communicating information related to operating conditions with the camera. or when the battery pack is frequently used.“InfoLITHIUM” battery pack Your camera operates only with an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack NP-FW50. and displays the remaining battery time in percentages. “InfoLITHIUM” W series battery packs have the mark. • Do not expose the battery pack to water. leave the camera in slide show playback mode until the power goes off. short-circuiting. • The battery pack will run out quickly if you use the flash or record movies frequently. So in cold places. dry place. • To use the battery pack up. be sure to use a plastic bag to keep away from metal materials when carrying or storing the battery pack. such as in a car or under direct sunlight. Menu Effective use of the battery pack • Battery performance decreases in low temperature surroundings.. • Do not leave the battery pack in extremely hot places. that the battery indication will not be restored if it is used in high temperatures for a long time. Note. You cannot use any other battery packs. we recommend putting the battery pack in a pocket close to your body to warm it up. • To prevent staining the terminal. charge the battery pack again.

• The battery life varies according to how it is stored and the operating conditions and environment in which each battery pack is used. If decreased usage time between charges becomes significant. Battery capacity decreases over time and through repeated use.On battery life • The battery life is limited. it is probably time to replace it with a new one. 190GB Table of contents Sample photo Menu Index .

5 seconds. this may indicate a battery error or that a battery pack other than the specified type has been inserted. • The CHARGE lamp of the supplied battery charger flashes in either way: Fast flashing: Turns the light on and off repeatedly at the interval of 0. batteries may not be charged correctly. 191GB Table of contents Sample photo Menu Index . a battery error may have occurred.Battery charger • Only NP-FW type battery packs (and no others) can be charged in the battery charger (supplied). overheat. If the battery charger operates correctly. If the battery pack is the specified type.15 seconds. Check that the battery pack is the specified type. Slow flashing: Turns the light on and off repeatedly at the interval of 1. If you leave the charged battery pack in the charger. We recommend charging the battery pack in an ambient temperature of between 10 °C and 30 °C (50 °F and 86 °F). • When the CHARGE lamp flashes slowly. When the temperature gets back within the appropriate range. When the CHARGE lamp flashes fast again. Clean the battery charger with dry cloth. the battery charger resumes charging and the CHARGE lamp lights up again. • When the CHARGE lamp flashes fast. The battery charger stops charging and enters the standby status automatically when the temperature is outside of the recommended operating temperature. • Remove the charged battery pack from the battery charger. it indicates that the battery charger stops charging temporarily on standby. etc. Batteries other than the specified kind may leak. remove the battery pack. or explode if you attempt to charge them. • If the battery charger is dirty. battery life may be shortened. and then insert the same battery pack into the battery charger securely again. posing a risk of injury from electrocution and burns. replace it with a new one or another one and check if the battery charger operates correctly. remove the battery pack being charged.

) The available [Autofocus Area] settings differ depending on the Mount Adaptor type. For details. Table of contents Sample photo Menu The available functions differ depending on the Mount Adaptor type. (When an A-mount lens is attached.Mount Adaptor Using a Mount Adaptor (sold separately). when shooting under Sony measurement condition. refer to the operating instructions supplied with the Mount Adaptor. Functions Autofocus AF system AF/MF Select LA-EA1 LA-EA2 Index Available with SAM/SSM lens Available only* Contrast AF Switchable on the lens Phase-detection AF SAM/SSM lenses: switchable on the lens Other lenses: switchable on the menu Wide/Spot/Local Single/Continuous Autofocus Area Autofocus Mode Multi/Center/Flexible Spot Single * The autofocus speed will be slower compared to when an E-mount lens is attached. The speed may vary depending on the subject. ambient light. etc. the autofocus speed will be about 2 seconds to 7 seconds. The camera uses the AF area located in the center area exclusively. you can attach an A-mount lens (sold separately) to your camera. 192GB Continued r . LA-EA1 (Multi) (Center) (Flexible Spot) The camera determines which of the 25 AF areas is used for focusing. Moves the focusing area to focus on a small subject or narrow area by pressing the top/bottom/right/left of the control wheel.

You can avoid this by selecting MENU t [Setup] t [Movie Audio Rec] t [Off]. • It may take a long time or may be difficult for the camera to focus. • You cannot use the AF illuminator when using an A-mount lens. press the shutter button halfway down to use autofocus. The camera uses the AF area located in the center area exclusively. Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility on compatible lenses. depending on the lens used or the subject. Sample photo Notes • You may not be able to use the Mount Adaptor with certain lenses.LA-EA2 Table of contents (Wide) (Spot) (Local) The camera determines which of the 15 AF areas is used in focusing. • The sound of the lens and the camera in operation may be recorded during movie recording. Choose the area for which you want to activate the focus from among 15 AF areas with the control wheel. • When you are using the Mount Adaptor and record movies. 193GB Menu Index .

For details. Index Notes • The LCD monitor is turned off when the Electronic Viewfinder is used. • If you use the Electronic Viewfinder for a long time. • When appears. refer to the operating instructions supplied with the Electronic Viewfinder.Electronic Viewfinder By attaching an Electronic Viewfinder (sold separately) to the Smart Accessory Terminal 2 of the camera. List of icons Only major items are shown on the Electronic Viewfinder. you can shoot images while looking through the Electronic Viewfinder. Table of contents Sample photo Menu Note • You cannot operate the camera using the touch panel when an Electronic Viewfinder is attached. 194GB . the Electronic Viewfinder may get warm. reconnect the Electronic Viewfinder. See page 16 for what each icon indicates. The camera then displays and switches to the LCD monitor display automatically.

your camera records with the high definition image quality (HD) mentioned below. 1920 × 1080/25p Audio signal: Dolby Digital 2ch Recording media: Memory card 1) 2) Menu 1080i specification A high definition specification which utilizes 1. The MPEG-4 AVC/H. flash memory.AVCHD format The AVCHD format is a high definition digital video camera format used to record a high definition (HD) signal of either the 1080i specification1) or the 720p specification2) using efficient data compression coding technology. memory card. 3) Data recorded in AVCHD format other than the above mentioned cannot be played on your camera. 720p specification A high definition specification which utilizes 720 effective scanning lines and the progressive system. 1920 × 1080/24p 1080 50i-compatible device MPEG-4 AVC/H. hard disk drive.080 effective scanning lines and the interlace system.264 format is adopted to compress video data. Table of contents Sample photo Recording and playback on your camera Based on the AVCHD format. etc. The MPEG-4 AVC/H. and the Dolby Digital or Linear PCM system is used to compress audio data.264 1920 × 1080/60i. Video signal3): 1080 60i-compatible device MPEG-4 AVC/H. The MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 1920 × 1080/50i.264 format is capable of compressing images at higher efficiency than that of the conventional image compressing format. 195GB Index .264 format enables a high definition video signal shot on a digital video camera recorder to be recorded on 8 cm DVD discs.

Do not use the following as they may damage the finish or the casing. disposable cloths. Table of contents Sample photo Menu • Clean the camera surface with a soft cloth slightly moistened with water. * Do not use a spray blower. alcohol.Cleaning Cleaning the camera • Do not touch the inside of the camera. Do not spray lens cleaning solution directly onto the lens surface. 196GB Index . Blow away dust from inside the mount using a commercially available blower*. For details on cleaning the image sensor. In case of dust that sticks to the surface. benzine. • When cleaning the lens surface. then wipe the surface with a dry cloth. see page 150. Wipe in a spiral pattern from the center to the outside. wipe it off with a soft cloth or tissue paper slightly moistened with lens cleaning solution. Using one may cause a malfunction. Cleaning the lens • Do not use a cleaning solution containing organic solvents. insect repellent. – Chemical products such as thinner. sunscreen or insecticide. – Do not touch the camera with the above on your hand. – Do not leave the camera in contact with rubber or vinyl for a long time. such as thinner. such as lens contacts. etc. or benzine. remove dust using a commercially available blower.

.......................................................................................................... 165 Recommended environment ..................................................................................................................... 117 AF Illuminator ................................................................................ 195 Sample photo D Date Format ................. 56 Aperture ........................................66 FINDER/LCD Setting ..................................................120 C Center .......................... 164 Creative Style .......................... 136 Bracket: Cont..........................................................................................66 Flash Off ... 62 D-Range Opt...........................152 Direct Manual Focus ....................................144 Display Contents ................................... 69.......................................................... ................. 64 Area Setting ................................................................... 163 Brightness ....................................................................................66 Flexible Spot ............. ....... 91 Cleaning Mode ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 97 Control wheel .......................................................................................................................................31 Exposure Comp................................... 69 Autofocus Mode ...................................... 67 Anti Motion Blur ......40 DMF ..........................................................32........ 165 Connection Computer ..............................160 Display Color .... 89 Computer ................................................... 85... 98 Demo Mode ......92 Flash Mode ................................................................................. 170 TV ...................................93 Drive Mode ......................................................................67 DPOF ....... 94 Auto Review ................................................................. ................93 E Enlarge Image ............................... 36 Color filter .......................... 89 Color Space ........................ 45 Contrast ......................................131 Custom white balance .............................................................................................................40 DISP Button(Monitor) .............................................................. ........................................................................................138 Date/Time Setup .........................43 Eye-Fi card ............................172 DISP ....................... ................................................................................67 Disc creation ................................ 70 AVCHD ..... 82 Auto HDR ............ 59 3D Viewing .....85 File Number ......138 Daylight Svg............. 150 Color .................................34 Delete ......................... Shooting .......... 139 Aspect Ratio ..... 66 Autofocus ................................ 19 F Face Detection ......................................... 35 BULB ....................................................................97 CTRL FOR HDMI .................................155 Fill-flash . 64 Aperture Priority ...................................................... 67 Autofocus Area ...... 117 Color Temperature ............................................148 Custom Key Settings .Index Index Numerics 3D Sweep Panorama ...................................................................................................................................161 Eye-Start AF ................................................................69 197GB Continued r .......104 Enlarged playback ..................................................................................................................................................................................73 Face Registration ......... 107 AF/MF Select ..........................................79 Display Card Space ............................89 Table of contents A AdobeRGB ......................................................................... 49 “BRAVIA” Sync .................................................109 Flash .................................66 Flash Comp................................................................................................................................................................................ 111 Autoflash .................................................................................................74 File Format ...............................................................................................................................44 DRO/Auto HDR ...................................................................138 Defocusing the background ............................................106 Menu Index B Beep ....... 162 Cont.........

..................113 Photo Creativity ...............38................................................. 189 Install .......168 PMB Launcher ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................158 Night Portrait ....................Folder Name ...................... 140 High ISO NR ......................................................................... 91 Table of contents G Grid Line ....... 110 Long Exposure NR ..........: Shading ....................................................................................................... 167 Intelligent Auto .........72 Print ........................................................................................................................ Aber.............24 Image Size ...................................................................... Dig......................................................................... 125 Lens Comp.........................65 Protect .............. 168 Macro .......................................................114 Peaking Level ............................ 95 Playback .......................................130 Metering Mode .....................30 Playback Display .........................................176 Program Auto ........33 Picture Effect ............................................................................................................................: Distortion .......146 Playback on TV ............116 Movie Audio Rec ..............................162 Playback zoom ........................................... 124 Live View Display ..................................................25 Setup .............................................................. 123 Sample photo I Icons ....................................................31 PMB ............................................................................................. 156 Format .. 112 H Hand-held Twilight .....91 MF Assist ..................................................................................... 154 Front Curtain Shutter ......................................................................57 Panorama Direction ...........................................................................................................................83 198GB Continued r ..............................................................................................................................71 J JPEG ................... 83 P Panorama ................. 80 “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack ..... 55 HDMI Resolution ...........................................103 Index L Landscape ........................127 MP4 ............................................................................................................................ ..23 Brightness/Color ....................................25 Camera ......141 Prec.... 61 Manualfocus ....................................................... 142 Lens Comp........................................... 16 Identifying parts ............................................................................................................................................................................................... 147 Help Guide Display ................... 12 Image Index ...................................................24 Playback ......................................................................54 O Object Tracking ........... 87 N Menu New Folder ................................................................ 101 Image Size .......................................................................................................................................54 Night Scene ............................................ 54 Language .....85 Multi ...................115 MF Assist Time ........ Zoom ......................................................... 54 Manual Exposure .................................................................. 52 ISO .......................: Chro...... 67 Memory card ......... 122 M Macintosh .................... 126 Lens Comp....................23 Menu start ........ 121 Menu ...... 137 LCD Brightness .................................................................................................................................................................. 187 Q Quality .......................................................................54 Power Save ...84 Peaking Color ....................... 51.26 Shoot Mode .............................69.........................................167 Portrait ...............................................................................................

................................. 77 Software ....................................................................... 83 Rear Sync.... 58 Select Shoot....................... 54 Scroll playback ....................... 86 Recover Image DB .. 102 T Touch Operation ............................21 Troubleshooting ......................... Folder ....... 54 Spot ........................................... 70 Slide Show ................................. 63 Single-shot AF ........................................ .................88 Wide Image ........................................................................................................................................... 167 Sony Image Data Suite ............................ 50 Reset Default ......37 Volume Settings ..................................................................................................161 USB Connection ..................... 97 Scene Recognition ................................ 28................................R RAW .. 28 Still image ............................................................................................................................................................................ 28 Shooting Tip List ................... ....................................................................145 Wind Noise Reduct.............. 153 Rotate ........................183 White Balance .............................................................................................. 157 Self-timer ................ 57 W Warning messages ..............105 S Saturation ...................................................................................... 20 Soft Skin Effect .................................................................................. 78 Shutter Priority ................... ............................... 52 Scene Selection ... 118 Still/Movie Select ..................... 66 Smile Shutter ................... 75 Soft keys ... 46 Specify Printing .............................................................. 108 Release w/o Lens . 97 Shooting ...........................................135 Touch panel ......................................... 26 Sharpness ......................................... 66 Record Setting ..........................................................................................................151 View Mode ............................. 100 Sunset .................................................................................................................. 99 Slow Sync.......................... 28 Movie .................................................................100 Viewfinder Bright............) .................... 54 Sweep Panorama ......................................................................... 91 sRGB ..................................................................................... 159 Red Eye Reduction ....................177 Table of contents U Upload Settings .........................................................167 199GB Menu Index ................................................................... 63 Shutter speed ......................................................................................................... ........... 117 SteadyShot .................................. 119 Remote Cdr................149 Sample photo V Version ........................................................................................... 168 Spd Priority Cont........................ .. ......................................................... 48 Setup ....... 106 Sports Action .........................128 Windows ............143 Vividness .................................................................... 47 Self-timer(Cont.............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

and “LGPL” software. THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC STANDARD (“AVC VIDEO”) AND/OR (ii) DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. “zlib”. Please read the following sections. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM MPEG LA.adobe.pdf” in the “License” folder on the CD-ROM. Source code is provided on the web.C. you can download it from the Adobe Systems web page: http://www. We provide this software based on license agreements with their owners of copyright. “zlib”.sony.COM Table of contents Sample photo Menu On GNU GPL/LGPL applied software The software that is eligible for the following GNU General Public License (hereinafter referred to as “GPL”) or GNU Lesser General Public License (hereinafter referred to as “LGPL”) are included in the camera. and “libjpeg” software.net/Products/Linux/ We would prefer you do not contact us about the contents of source code. If it is not installed on your computer. This informs you that you have a right to have access to. we have an obligation to inform you of the following. Read “license2. http://www. To view the PDF. You will find licenses (in English) of “GPL”. Based on requests by the owners of copyright of these software applications. and “libjpeg” software are provided in the camera. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. Adobe Reader is needed.Notes on the License “C Library”.pdf” in the “License” folder on the CD-ROM. L. You will find licenses (in English) of “C Library”.com/ 200GB Index . SEE HTTP://WWW. modify.L. and redistribute source code for these software programs under the conditions of the supplied GPL/LGPL. Read “license3.MPEGLA. Use the following URL to download it.

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