Sony DSC-T7 Download Manual

2-591-809- 1 4(1)
2-591-809-14 (1)
2005 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan
Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC
(V olatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink.continued on the reverse
Digital Still Camera
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual and “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (separate volume) thoroughly, and retain it for future reference.
Refer to “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting”
(separate volume)
Explains advanced techniques and what to do if you experience trouble with your camera.
Read This First
Read This First
Checking the accessories supplied
• Battery charger BC-CS3 (1) • USB cable (1) • Stand (1)
• Power cord (mains lead) (1) • A/V cable (1) • “Memory Stick Duo”
(32 MB) (1)
• Rechargeable battery pack
NP-FE1 (1)
• Neck strap (1) • Memory Stick Duo Adaptor
• Battery case (1) • Interface Adaptor (1) • CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application software) (1)
• Operating instructions for digital still camera “Read
This First” (this manual) (1)
• Operating instructions
“User’s Guide/
Troubleshooting” (1)
Notes before use
• Charge the supplied NP-FE1 battery pack before using the camera for the first time.
• The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not to bump the lens or the LCD screen, and not to apply force to it. Attach the strap to prevent the camera from damage by being dropped, etc.
Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website.
Prepare the battery pack
• Connect the battery charger to an easily accessible wall outlet (wall socket) close by.
• Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the battery charger is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet (wall socket). If some trouble occurs while using the battery charger, immediately shut off the power by disconnecting the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket).
• When charging is finished, disconnect the power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (wall socket), and remove the battery pack from the battery charger.
• Time required to charge fully depleted battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions.
“InfoLITHIUM“ battery pack Full charging time (Practical charging time)
NP-FE1 (supplied) Approx. 170 min. (Approx. 110 min.)
Battery charger
2 Connect the power cord (mains lead).
3 To wall outlet
(wall socket)
Power cord
(mains lead)
1 Insert the battery pack.
Push the back part of the battery pack gently until it clicks into place.
Light on: Charging
Light off: Completed (Practical charge)
If you continue charging the battery pack for about one more hour (until it is fully charged), the charge will last slightly longer.
Using the AC Adaptor
You can connect the camera using the AC-LS5/AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied). t
“User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 15). Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the
AC Adaptor.
To check the remaining battery time
Press (power) to turn on and check the time on the LCD screen.
To remove the battery pack
Open the battery cover and slide the battery eject lever in the direction of the arrow. Place your finger on the flange and push the battery pack out. To avoid dropping the battery pack, do not hold the camera with the battery slot facing down when the battery eject lever is out.
To use your camera abroad — Power sources
You can use your camera, the supplied battery charger, and the AC-LS5/AC-LS5K AC Adaptor
(not supplied) in any country or region where the power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/
60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor [a], if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet (wall socket) [b].
• It takes about one minute until the correct battery remaining time appears.
• The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain circumstances.
• Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a malfunction.
Remaining indicator
Remaining time
Battery eject lever
Turn the camera on/set the clock
1 Select . 2 Slide the lens cover or press (power).
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Clock Set
3 Set the clock with the control button.
1 Select the date display format with v/V , then press z.
2 Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value with v/V , then press z.
3 Select [OK] with B, then press z.
• To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z.
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Clock Set
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Clock Set
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Clock Set
To change the date and time
Select [Clock Set] in the (Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3 above. t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 53)
On the clock display
• If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle.
• Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM.
When turning on the power
• Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on.
• The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards.
When opening the lens cover
To turn off the power
Slide the lens cover or press again.
• If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for a period of time, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery (Auto power-off function).
Changing the language setting
You can change the screen display to show messages in a specified language. To change the language setting, press MENU to display the menu screen. Select (Setup) with the control button, then, select [ Language] in (Setup1), and select the desired language. t “User’s
Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 51)
• If you open the lens cover too quickly, the camera might not turn on. If this happens, close the cover and then open it again more slowly.
• When opening the lens cover, be careful not to touch the lens.
Insert a “Memory Stick Duo”
Select the image size for use
Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” all the way in until it clicks.
Terminal side
2 Press (Image Size).
3 Select the size with v / V.
• The screen above is for still images.
For movies, select [640(Fine)] (“Memory Stick PRO
Duo” only), [640(Standard)] or [160].
4 Press (Image Size) to complete the setting.
Image Size
1 Select a mode.
Still image:Select .
Movie:Select .
On still image sizes
For details on the image size t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 13)
*Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards etc.
On recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies
Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image size selected.
For details on recordable number or time t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 22)
• Number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions.
To remove a “Memory Stick Duo”
Image size Guidelines No. of images Printing
5M (2592×1944)
(Default setting)
For printing high density images in A4 or
A5 size
3:2* (2592×1728)
3M (2048×1536)
1M (1280×960) For printing in postcard size
For recording a larger number of images
For attaching images to e-mail or creating home pages
Still images Movies
Maximum recordable image Maximum recordable time
Open the cover, then push the “Memory Stick Duo” in once.
• If the access lamp is lit, never remove the “Memory Stick Duo” or turn off the power. The data may be corrupted.
Access lamp
4 Insert the charged battery pack.
Open the cover. Insert the battery pack while pressing the battery eject leverwith the tip of the battery.
Close the cover.
Battery eject leverDSC-T7 2-591-809- 1 3(1) Zoom lever Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) 5 5 Using the control button Holding the camera Position the subject in the center of the focus frame. Hold the camera with your thumb on the strap hook VGA 96 S AF 96 VGA S AF 10:30PM 2005 1 1 101-0029 Review 8/8 VGA RETURN VGA 96 S AF 60min 60min 60min 60min Using the flash for still images Shooting close-up (Macro) Checking the last image you shot (Quick Review) Using the self-timer Using the zoom • You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie. • When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses [Digital Zoom]. For details on the [Digital Zoom] settings and the image quality t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 45) 2 Shoot with the shutter button. Still image: Press and hold halfway down to focus AE/AF lock indicator Flashing t lit/beeps Press fully down The shutter sounds. Movie: Press fully down To stop recording, press the shutter button fully down again. 60min AF range finder frame 60min REC Zoom lever 60min 60min Checking the last still image you shot (Quick Review) Press b ( ) on the control button. To cancel, press b again. • The image may appear rough right after playback starts. • To delete the image, press (Delete) and select [Delete] with v on the control button, then press z. Selecting a flash mode for still images Before step 2, press v ( ) on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected. • Shooting distance (when [ISO] is set to [Auto]) W side: Approx. 0.1 to 2.6 m (3 15/16 to 8 feet 6 3/8 inches) T side: Approx. 0.5 to 2.1 m (1 feet 7 11/16 to 6 feet 10 11/16 inches) • The flash strobes twice. The first time is to adjust the light quantity. Shooting close-up (Macro) Before step 2, press B ( ) on the control button. To cancel, press B again. • Setting the zoom all the way to the W side is recommended. • The in-focus range becomes narrow, and the complete subject may not entirely be in focus. • The AF speed drops. • To shoot at even closer distances than close-ups (Macro) recording, use (Magnifying glass mode) in the Scene mode. Shortest shooting distance from the lens surface Setting all the way to the W side: Approx. 8 cm (3 1/4 inches) Setting all the way to the T side: Approx. 25 cm (9 7/8 inches) No indicator Strobes if it is dark (default setting) Forced flash Slow synchro (Forced flash) The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light. No flash SL Using the self-timer Before step 2, press V ( ) on the control button. Press the shutter button, the self-timer lamp flashes, and a beep sounds until the shutter operates (approximately 10 seconds later). • Using a tripod is recommended. If you shoot a still image of a subject that is difficult to focus on • If the subject is closer than approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches), use the Macro mode (left column). • When the camera cannot focus on the subject automatically, the AE/AF lock indicator changes to flashing slowly and the beep does not sound. Recompose the shot and focus again. Subjects difficult to focus on are: To identify items on the screen t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 17) Self-timer lamp –Distant from the camera and dark –The contrast between the subject and its background is poor. –Seen through glass –Moving fast –Reflect light or have a lustrous finish –Flashing –Against light Shoot still images (Scene Selection) To cancel the Scene Selection Select [Auto] or [Program] with v/ V . 1 Select . 2 Press MENU. 3 Select (Camera) with b, then select a mode with v/ V. • For details on modes, see below. • The setting is maintained even when the power is turned off. 4 Press MENU to turn off the menu. 5 Shoot with the shutter button. Mode Program Auto Camera Program Auto Camera WB ISO MENU button Control button Scene Selection modes The following modes are predetermined to match the scene conditions. *The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. To use the functions set by the control button with Scene Selection Before shooting in step 5, select the settings with the control button. Some functions are not available, depending on the Scene Selection mode. When you press the button to select functions that cannot be combined with Scene Selection, a beep sounds. t “User’s Guide/ Troubleshooting” (page 25) Magnifying glass The subject appears on the LCD screen magnified by up to 3.5×. • The focal distance to a subject is approx. 1 cm to 20 cm (13/32 inch to 7 7/8 inches). • The optical zoom is locked to the W side and cannot be used. • When you slide the zoom lever, the image is enlarged using the digital zoom. Twilight* Shoots night scenes at a distance without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings. Twilight portrait* Shoots portraits in dark places. Candle* Shoot candlelit scenes, without spoiling the atmosphere. Distance to the subject Magnification scale 1 cm (13/32 inch) 3.5× 2 cm (13/16 inch) 2.2× 5 cm (2 inches) 1.1× 10 cm (4 inches) 0.5× 20 cm (7 7/8 inches) 0.3× 1.1 Soft snap Shoots portraits of people, flowers, etc., with a gentle atmosphere. Landscape Shoots landscapes, etc., by focusing on a distant subject. High-speed shutter Shoots moving subjects outdoors or in other bright places. Beach Shoots seasides or lakesides, the blue of the water clearly recorded. Snow Shoots whitish scenes brightly. Fireworks* Fireworks are recorded in all their splendor. View/delete images To delete images 1 Display the image you want to delete and press (delete). 2 Select [Delete] with v, then press z. To cancel the deletion Select [Exit], then press z. 6 6 1 Select . 2 Select an image with b/ B. Still image: the image size is displayed Movie: is displayed To play back a movie, press z. • Movies with the image size [160] are displayed a size smaller. Movie: BACK/NEXT 10:30PM 2005 1 1 101-0003 VOLUME VGA 3/9 60min 00:00:03 10:30PM 2005 1 1 101 _ 0010 10/10 STD 6 4 0 STOP REV/CUE VOLUME 60min Playback bar Rewind/Fast forward: b/ B (Return to normal playback: z) V olume: v/ V Stop playback: z B Control button button Zoom lever Delete Exit BACK/NEXT 60min To view an enlarged image (playback zoom) Slide the zoom lever toward while displaying a still image. To undo the zoom, slide the zoom lever toward . Adjust the portion: v/ V/ b/ B Cancel playback zoom: z To store enlarged images: [Trimming] t “User’s Guide/Troubleshooting” (page 43) Viewing an index screen Slide the zoom lever toward (index) and select an image with v/ V/ b/ B. To return to the single-image screen, press z. To display the next (previous) index screen, press b/ B. To delete images in index mode 1 While an index screen is displayed, press (Delete) and select [Select] with v/ V on the control button, then press z. 2 Select the image you want to delete with v/ V/ b/ B, then press z to display the (Delete) indicator on the selected image. To cancel a selection Select an image you have previously selected for deletion, then press z to delete the indicator from the image. 3 Press (Delete). 4 Select [OK] with B, then press z. • To delete all the images in the folder, select [All In This Folder] with v/ V in step 1 instead of [Select], then press z. BACK/NEXT 10:30PM 2005 1 1 101-0003 VOLUME VGA 3/9 • SINGLE DISPLAY • SINGLE DISPLAY BACK/NEXT 10:30PM 2005 1 1 101-0003 VOLUME VGA 60min If you slide again, the sixteen-image index screen appears. TO NEXT SELECT 1 Select a mode. Still image (auto adjustment mode): Select . Movie: Select . Control button


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