Sony MVC-CD300 Download Manual

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Digital Still Camera
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain itfor future reference.
Owner’s Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the serialnumber in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever youcall upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. ________________________
Serial No. ________________________
©2001 Sony Corporation
MVC-CD200/CD300
MVC-CD300
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To prevent fire or shock hazard, donot expose the unit to rain ormoisture.
CAUTION
The use of optical instruments with thisproduct will increase eye hazard. As thelaser beam used in this camera is harmful toeyes, do not attempt to disassemble thecabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
If you have any questions about this product,you may call:Sony Customer Information Center
1-800-222-SONY (7669)
The number below is for the FCC relatedmatters only.
Regulatory Information
CAUTION
You are cautioned that any changes ormodifications not expressly approvedin this manual could void yourauthority to operate this equipment.
Note:This equipment has been tested and found tocomply with the limits for a Class B digitaldevice, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to providereasonable protection against harmfulinterference in a residential installation. Thisequipment generates, uses, and can radiateradio frequency energy and, if not installedand used in accordance with theinstructions, may cause harmful interferenceto radio communications. However, there is
WARNING
For the Customers in the
U.S.A.
This symbol is intended toalert the user to the presenceof uninsulated “dangerousvoltage” within theproduct’s enclosure thatmay be of sufficientmagnitude to constitute arisk of electric shock topersons.
This symbol is intended toalert the user to the presenceof important operating andmaintenance (servicing)instructions in the literatureaccompanying theappliance.
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: SONY
Model No.: MVC-CD200
Responsible Party:Sony Electronics Inc.
Address: 680 Kinderkamack
Road, Oradell, NJ
07649 USA
Telephone No.: 201-930-6972
This device complies with Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. Operation is subject to thefollowing two conditions: (1) This devicemay not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept anyinterference received, includinginterference that may cause undesiredoperation.
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: SONY
Model No.: MVC-CD300
Responsible Party:Sony Electronics Inc.
Address: 680 Kinderkamack
Road, Oradell, NJ
07649 USA
Telephone No.: 201-930-6972
This device complies with Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. Operation is subject to thefollowing two conditions: (1) This devicemay not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept anyinterference received, includinginterference that may cause undesiredoperation.
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[3-067-951-12(1)]no guarantee that interference will not occurin a particular installation. If this equipmentdoes cause harmful interference to radio ortelevision reception, which can bedetermined by turning the equipment off andon, the user is encouraged to try to correctthe interference by one or more of thefollowing measures:— Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
— Increase the separation between theequipment and receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet ona circuit different from that to which thereceiver is connected.
— Consult the dealer or an experiencedradio/TV technician for help.
The supplied interface cable must be usedwith the equipment in order to comply withthe limits for a digital device pursuant to
Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules.
About Ferrite Core
Be sure to attach the supplied ferrite core tothe cable of the AC power adaptor. Thisferrite core can reduce noises. Refer to theaddendum for the details.
DISPOSAL OF LITHIUM ION
BATTERY.
LITHIUM ION BATTERY.
DISPOSE OF PROPERLY.
You can return your unwanted lithium ionbatteries to your nearest Sony Service
Center or Factory Service Center.
Note:In some areas the disposal of lithium ionbatteries in household or business trash maybe prohibited.
For the Sony Service Center nearest you call
1-800-222-SONY (United States only)
For the Sony Factory Service Center nearestyou call 416-499-SONY (Canada only)
Caution:Do not handle damaged or leaking lithiumion battery.
A moulded plug complying with BS 1363 isfitted to this equipment for your safety andconvenience.
Should the fuse in the plug supplied need tobe replaced, a 5 AMP fuse approved by
ASTA or BSI to BS 1362, (i.e. marked withor mark) must be used.
If the plug supplied with this equipment hasa detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach thefuse cover after you change the fuse. Neveruse the plug without the fuse cover. If youshould lose the fuse cover, please contactyour nearest Sony service station.
Directive:EMC Directive 89/336/EEC,
92/31/EEC
This equipment complies with the EMCregulations when used under the followingcircumstances:• Residential area
• Business district
• Light-industry district
(This equipment complies with the EMCstandard regulations EN55022 Class B.)
Attention
The electromagnetic fields at the specificfrequencies may influence the picture andsound of this camera.
This product has been tested and foundcompliant with the limits sets out on the
EMC Directive for using connection cablesshorter than 3 meters (9.8 feet).
For the Customers in the
U.S.A. and Canada
For the Customers in the
United Kingdom
For the Customers in
Germany
For the Customers in Europe
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Operating instructions
Before operating the unit, please read thismanual thoroughly, and retain it for futurereference.
The instructions in this manual are for thetwo models: MVC-CD200, MVC-CD300.
The MVC-CD300 is the model used forillustration purposes.
Otherwise, the model name is indicated inthe illustrations. Any differences inoperation are clearly indicated in the text,for example, “MVC-CD300 only.”
As you read through this manual, buttonsand settings on the camera are shown incapital letters.e.g. Press DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT
ON/OFF.
This digital still camera uses 8 cm CD-Rs/
CD-RWs as recording media. “CD-R” or
“CD-RW” mentioned above is indicated as
“disc” in this manual. When a distinctionbetween CD-Rs and CD-RWs is necessary,
“disc” is indicated as “CD-R” or “CD-RW.”
* TheMa vicadiscisan8cmCD-R/CD-R Wwith the Mavica logo.
Trial recording
Before you record one-time events, you maywant to make a trial recording to make surethat the camera is working correctly.
No compensation for contents ofthe recording
Contents of the recording cannot becompensated for if recording or playback isnot made due to a malfunction of yourcamera or recording medium, etc.
Notes on image data compatibility
• This camera conforms with the Design rulefor Camera File system universal standardestablished by the JEITA (Japan Electricsand Information Technology Industries
Association).
• Playback of images recorded with yourcamera on other equipment and playback ofimages recorded or edited with otherequipment on your camera are not guaranteed.
Precaution on copyright
Television programs, films, video tapes, andother materials may be copyrighted.
Unauthorized recording of such materialsm ayb eco nt ra ryt oth ep ro vi s io no fth ecopyright laws.
Do not shake or strike the camera
In addition to malfunctions and inability torecord images, this may render the discsunusable or image data breakdown, damageor loss may occur.
LCD screen, finder (only modelswith a finder) and lens
• The LCD screen and the finder aremanufactured using extremely high-precision technology so over 99.99% ofthe pixels are operational for effective use.
However, there may be some tiny blackpoints and/or bright points (white, red,blue or green in color) that constantlyappear on the LCD screen and the finder.
These points are normal in themanufacturing process and do not affectthe recording in any way.
• Be careful when placing the camera near awindow or outdoors. Exposing the LCDscreen, the finder or the lens to direct sunlightfor long periods may cause malfunctions.
Do not get the camera wet
When taking pictures outdoors in the rain orunder similar conditions, be careful not toget the camera wet. If moisturecondensation occurs, refer to page 87 andfollow the instructions on how to remove itbefore using the camera.
Back up recommendation
To avoid the potential risk of data loss,always copy (back up) data to a disc.
When the camera is used for longperiods
Note that the camera body may become hot.
Handling of the movable lens
This camera uses a movable lens. Be carefulnot to strike or apply excessive force to thelens portion.
Be sure to read the followingbefore using your camera
• We recommend that you use this camera with
Mavica discs*.
• While the image is being recorded on the disc, the
ACCESS lamp lights up
(red). When this lamp is lit, do not shake or strike the camera.
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Table of contents
Introduction ......... 6
Identifying the parts .......... 7
Preparing the power supply .......... 9
Setting the date and time ............ 14
Inserting a disc ........ 16
B Recording
Initializing a disc (INITIALIZE) ...... 18
Recording still images ......... 20
Recording moving images .......... 26
B Playback
Playing back still images ............ 28
Playing back moving images ............ 29
Preparation for viewing images using acomputer .......... 31
Viewing images using a computer ... 35
Image file storage destinations andimage file names ........... 43
Before performing advanced operations
How to use the mode dial ........... 45
How to use the control button .......... 46
How to use the jog dial ........ 48
Menu settings .......... 49
Setting the image size
(IMAGE SIZE) ............. 53
B Various recording
Recording with the exposure fixed
(AE LOCK) ............ 55
Recording with the manual adjustments
............. 56
Recording images according to shootingconditions
(SCENE SELECTION) ............. 58
Recording three images continuously
(BURST)
(only for MVC-CD300) ............. 59
Recording still images for e-mail
(E-MAIL) ......... 59
Adding audio files to still images
(VOICE) .......... 60
Recording text documents (TEXT) ...61
Recording still images as uncompressedfiles (TIFF) .......62
Recording three images with theexposure shifted (only for MVC-
CD300) (EXP BRKTG) .............63
Creating Clip Motion Files ..........64
Setting the distance to the subject .....66
Recording images in macro .........66
Adjusting the exposure
(EXPOSURE) ...........67
Adjusting the white balance
(WHITE BALANCE) ...........68
Enjoying picture effects
(P. EFFECT) ............69
Recording the date and time on the stillimage (DATE/TIME) ...........70
Using the Spot light-metering function 71
B Various playback
Playing back three or nine images atonce ......72
Enlarging a part of the still image
(Zoom and trimming) ...........73
Playing back the still images in order
(SLIDE) ............74
Rotating a still image (ROTATE) .....75
Viewing images on a TV screen .......76
B Editing
Deleting images (DELETE) .........77
Preventing accidental erasure
(PROTECT) ......78
Changing the recorded still image size
(RESIZE) ..........80
Selecting still images to print
(PRINT) ............81
Formatting a CD-RW ...........82
Changing the setup settings
(SET UP) ..........84
Precautions .........87
On discs ......89
Using your camera abroad ..........90
About “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack 91
Troubleshooting ......93
Warning and notice messages .........100
Self-diagnosis display ........102
Specifications ........103
LCD screen indicators ........105
Index ......... Back cover
Getting started
Basic operations
Advanced operations
Additional information
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Introduction
Captures images with your computer
You can easily copy images onto your computer through a CD-ROM drive, CD-Rdrive, CD-RW drive, or the USB cable and view and modify images on yourcomputer using application software. When using a CD-ROM drive to view imageson your computer, the finalization is required (page 32).
Flow chart for disc operations
Start
• A new disc
• The disc finalized with a computer or other equipment
Disc preparation for recording is complete.
(page 18)
View on a computer
(page 35)
View on the camera
(page 28)
View through the USB cable
(page 38)
View through a
CD-R/CD-RW drive
(page 41)
View through a
CD-ROM drive
(page 37)
(page 32)
About 13 MB disc space is used
(page 34)
About 13 MB disc space restores.
The disc status is before finalization
(page 82)
The disc space is fully available.
Blank disc Disc preparation for viewing through a CD-ROM drive is complete.
Initialize
Finalize
Unfinalize
Format
Record: CD-R: CD-RW
[ ] : Required time
[About 1 min]
[About 1 min]
[About 7 min]
Recording is complete
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Identifying the parts
See the pages in parentheses for details of operation.
A Shutter button (20, 26)
B Built-in microphone
Do not touch while recording.
C Battery cover (bottom surface)
(9)
D Lens
E Tripod receptacle (bottom surface)
Use a tripod with a screw length ofless than 6.5 mm (7/32 inch). Youcannot firmly secure the camera totripods having longer screws, andmay damage the camera.
F Accessory shoe
G Photocell window for flash
Do not block while recording withthe flash.
H Flash (24)
I Self-timer lamp/AF illuminator
(24, 25)
J Hook for strap and lens cap
K Disc cover OPEN lever (16)
L ACC (Accessory) jack
Connects an external flash or otherequipment.
M Lens cap (supplied)
N USB jack (38)
O A/V OUT (MONO) jack (76)
Audio output is monaural.
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About the Carl Zeiss lens (MVC-
CD300 only)
This camera is equipped with a Carl Zeisslens which is capable of reproducing fineimages. The lens for this camera uses the
MTF* measurement system for camerasdeveloped jointly by Carl Zeiss, in
Germany, and Sony Corporation, andoffers the same quality as other Carl Zeisslenses.
* MTF is an abbreviation of Modulation
Transfer Function/Factor, a numericvalue indicating the amount of light froma specific part of the subject gathered atthe corresponding position in the image.
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A Mode dial (45)
B POWER switch (14)
C (Exposure) button (67)
D /CHG (Charge) lamp (10, 25)
E FOCUS button (66)
F Photocell window for LCDscreen
The LCD screen becomes brighterwhen exposed to sunlight.
G LCD screen
H Disc window
I DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT ON/
OFF button (23)
J ACCESS lamp (20)
K Reset button (99)
L DC IN cover/DC IN jack (10, 13)
M Hook for strap
N (Spot meter) button (71)
O AE LOCK button (55)
P Zoom W/T buttons (22)
Q Jog dial (48)
R POWER ON/OFF (CHG) lamp
(14)
S Speaker
T Control button (46)
U MENU button (46)
S
A
M
SCN
SET
UP
ON/
OFF(CHG)
POWER
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5
3
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Attaching the shoulder strap
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Preparing the power supply
Installing the battery pack
Your camera operates only with the NP-FM50 (supplied) “InfoLITHIUM” batterypack* (M series). See page 91 for more information about “InfoLITHIUM” batterypack.
To remove the battery pack
Open the battery cover. Slide the battery eject lever in the arrow direction,and remove the battery pack.
Be careful not to drop the battery pack when removing it.
* What is “InfoLITHIUM”?
“InfoLITHIUM” is a lithium ion battery pack which can exchange information such as batteryconsumption with compatible video equipment. “InfoLITHIUM”Ms eri esb at t eryp ac ksh a v ethe mark. “InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
1
Open the battery cover.
Slide the battery cover in the direction of the arrow.
2
Install the battery pack.
Insert the battery pack with the v mark facing toward the battery compartmentas illustrated.
3
Close the battery cover.
1 2 3
2
1
2
1
Battery eject lever
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Charging the battery pack
When the camera is turned on, you cannot charge the battery pack. Be sure to turn offthe power of the camera.
After charging the battery pack
Disconnect the AC power adaptor from the DC IN jack on your camera.
Battery remaining indicator
The LCD screen on the camera shows the remaining time for which you can stillrecord or play back images.
This indication may not be entirely accurate depending on the conditions of use andthe operating environment.
Charging at a room temperature of 10°Ct o30 °C(50 °Fto86 °F) is recommended.
1
Insert the battery pack into your camera.
2
Open the DC IN cover and connect the AC power adaptor to the DC
IN jack of your camera with the v mark facing up.
3
Connect the power cord (mains lead) to the AC power adaptor andthen to a wall outlet (mains).
The /CHG lamp (orange) above the LCD screen lights up when chargingbegins. When the /CHG lamp goes off, full charge is completed.
1
3 2
AC-L10A/L10B/L10C
AC power adaptor
Power cord
(mains lead)
Battery packto a wall outlet (mains)
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Using your camera abroad
For details, see page 90.
NP-FM50 (supplied) battery pack
When you record images in an extremely cold location or using the LCD backlight,the operating time becomes short. When using the camera in an extremely coldlocation, place the battery pack in your pocket or other places to keep it warm, theninsert the battery pack into the camera just before recording. When using a pocketheater, take care not to let the heater directly contact the battery.
Note on the /CHG lamp during charging
The /CHG lamp may flash:• When a malfunction occurs in the battery pack (page 99).
The /CHG lamp does not light up:• When the battery pack is not installed properly.
Approximate time to charge a completely discharged battery pack at a temperature of
25°C(7 7 °F).
Still image recording/playback
Approximate battery life and number of images that can be recorded/played back at atemperature of 25°C(7 7 °F) with a fully charged battery pack, using 640×480 imagesize, standard image quality, and NORMAL recording mode.
* Recording at about 5-second intervals
** Playing back single-displayed images continuously at about 7-second intervals
Charging time
Battery pack Full charge (min.)
NP-FM50 (supplied) Approx. 150
Battery life and number of images that can be recorded/played back
NP-FM50 (supplied)
Battery life (min.) Number of images
Continuous recording* Approx. 75 Approx. 800
Continuous playback** Approx. 120 Approx. 1000
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Moving image recording
Approximate time that can be recorded 160×112-sized images at a temperature of
25°C( 77 °F) with a fully charged battery pack.
Notes
• The battery life and number of images will be decreased when using at low temperature, usingthe flash, turning the power on/off frequently, or using the zoom.
• The numbers of images shown on tables above are as a guide. The numbers may be smallerdepending on conditions.
• If sufficient battery remaining time is indicated but the power runs out soon, fully charge thebattery so that the correct battery remaining time appears.
• Do not short the DC plug of the AC power adaptor with a metallic object, as this may cause amalfunction.
NP-FM50 (supplied)
Battery life (min.)
Continuous recording Approx. 120
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Using the AC power adaptor
Using a car battery
Use a Sony DC adaptor/charger.
When using the AC power adaptor
Be sure to use it near the wall outlet (mains). If a malfunction occurs, disconnect theplug from the wall outlet (mains).
1
Open the DC IN cover and connect the AC power adaptor to the DC
IN jack of your camera with the v mark facing up.
2
Connect the power cord (mains lead) to the AC power adaptor andthen to a wall outlet (mains).
2 1
AC-L10A/L10B/L10C
AC power adaptor
Power cord
(mains lead)to a wall outlet (mains)
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Setting the date and time
When you first use your camera, set the date and time. If these are not set, the
CLOCK SET screen appears whenever you turn on your camera.
1
Set the mode dial to , S, A, M, , SCN, or .
2
P u sht heP O WERs wi tc hi nth ear r o wdi re ct io ntot ur no nth epower.
The POWER ON/OFF (CHG) lamp (green) lights up.
The CLOCK SET screen appears.
When resetting the date and time once you set, set the mode dial to SET UP
(page 84), and then follow the procedure from step3.
3
Select the desired date display format withv/V on the control button, then press thecenter z.
Select from [Y/M/D] (year/month/day), [M/D/Y]
(month/day/year), or [D/M/Y] (day/month/year).
4
Select the year, month, day, hour or minuteitem you want to set with b/B on the controlbutton.
The item to be set is indicated with v/V .
1
2
3–6
POWER ON/OFF (CHG) lamp
Y/M/D CLOCK SET
M/D/Y
D/M/Y
O K 00
AM
12 1 1 2001 /
CANCEL
OK
/:Y/M/D CLOCK SET
M/D/Y
D/M/Y
O K 00
AM
12 1 1 2001 /
CANCEL
OK
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To cancel the date and time setting
Select [CANCEL] with v/V/b/B on the control button, then press the center z.
Note
If the rechargeable button battery is ever fully discharged (page 89), the CLOCK SET screen willappear again. When this happens, reset the date and time, by starting from step3 above.
5
Set the numeric value with v/V on thecontrol button, then press the center z toenter it.
After entering the number, v/V moves to the nextitem. If you selected [D/M/Y] in step3,se tt hetime on a 24-hour cycle.
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Select [OK] with B on the control button,then press the center z at the desiredmoment to begin clock movement.
The date and time are entered.
Y/M/D CLOCK SET
M/D/Y
D/M/Y
O K 00
AM
12 1 7 2001 /
CANCEL
OK
/:Y/M/D CLOCK SET
M/D/Y
D/M/Y
O K 30
PM
10 4 7 2001 /
CANCEL
OK
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Inserting a disc
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OPEN lever.
Open the disc cover by your hand after the cover is unlocked.
2
Place a disc with the printed side up.
Push down the center of the disc until it clicks. When installing, do not pushwith too much force and do not touch the pickup lens.
3
Close the disc cover.
1 2
Disc cover
OPEN lever
Lock tab
Pickup lens
Push here
Disc
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While sliding the lock tab to the left, slide down the disc cover OPEN lever, and openthe disc cover after the cover is unlocked. Then, remove the disc as illustrated below.
Notes
• Before removing the disc, be sure to check that the disc is not rotating.
• Do not open the disc cover while the ACCESS lamp is lit. If you do, the recorded image may bedamaged or the disc may become unusable.
• When writing data on a disc or connecting with a computer using the USB connection, the disccover OPEN lever is locked.
Removing the disc
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Basic operations B Recording
Initializing a disc (INITIALIZE)
When you use a new disc or the disc which was finalized with other equipment thanthis camera (page 32), you have to initialize the disc. Before initializing the disc,push the POWER switch in the arrow direction to turn on the power and insert thedisc.
To cancel the initialization
Select [CANCEL] with V on the control button, then press the center z.
To initialize after canceling the initialization
Op e na n dc lo seth edi scc o v er .Orse tthemo ded ia lt o ,S,A,M,S CN,or ,press v on the control button, then press the center z.
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Set the mode dial to , S, A, M, SCN, or .
“INITIALIZE PLACE ON LEVEL SURFACE” appears on the LCD screen.
Be sure to avoid any vibration during the initialization in step2.
2
Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press the center z.
Initialization starts.
1
2
INITIALIZE
AVOID ANY VIBRATION
READY TO INITIALIZE
INITIALIZE
AVOID ANY VIBRATION
INITIALIZE IN PROGRESS
INITIALIZE
INITIALIZE COMPLETE
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What is initialization?
The initialization is required to record images on a disc.
In case that you have executed the finalization (page 32) using the camera to viewimages on a CD-ROM drive, the initialization is automatically executed. You cancontinuously record images. When executing the finalization using a computer orother equipment, execute the initialization to record new images. Images recordedbefore finalization will remain on the disc.
Tip
You can also execute the initialization using [ ] (DISC TOOL) in the setup settings
(page 84).
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Recording still images
Still images are recorded in JPEG format. Before recording still images, push the
POWER switch in the arrow direction to turn on the power and insert a disc.
1
Set the mode dial to , S, A, M, or SCN.
2
Press and hold the shutter button halfway down.
The beeps sound. However, the image has not been recorded yet. While the
AE/AF lock indicator z is flashing, the camera automatically adjusts theexposure and focus of the captured image. When the camera finishes theautomatic adjustments, the AE/AF lock indicator z z z z stops flashing, thenlights up, and the camera is ready for recording.
If you release the shutter button, the recording will be canceled.
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ACCESS lamp
AE/AF lock indicator (green)flashes t lights up
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For the number of images you can record on a disc
See page 54.
Auto power-off function
If you do not operate the camera for about three minutes with the battery pack used asa power source, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down thebattery pack. To use the camera again, push the POWER switch in the arrow directionto turn on the camera again. However, when a device is connected to the USB or AV/
OUT (MONO) jack, or when a moving image is played back, the auto power-offfunction does not work. (When using the slide show function, the power isautomatically turned off after about 20 minutes regardless of the power source (thebattery pack or the AC power adaptor).)
Notes
• When using a CD-R, even if you delete images, the disc remaining space does not increase.
• Only when using a CD-RW, the disc remaining space increases after deleting the last-recordedimage if the is indicated on the LCD screen before deleting. If you modify an image, oropen and close the disc cover, will disappear.
• When recording bright subjects, the color of the LCD screen may change after the AE islocked. However, this will not affect the recorded image.
• After you change the disc, “REPAIRING DATA” appears on the LCD screen and it may takeabout 10 minutes to get ready for recording depending on the disc condition.
• When you press the shutter button fully down at once, the camera starts recording after theautomatic adjustment is complete. However, the recording cannot be carried out while the /
CHG lamp (page 8) is flashing. (During this time, the camera is charging the flash.)
• When the AE/AF lock indicator flashes slowly, the subject may be hard to focus on because itis too dark or no contrast, or it may be too close to the camera. Release the shutter button, andfocus on it again.
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Press the shutter button fully down.
The shutter clicks. “RECORDING” appears on the LCD screen, and the imagewill be recorded on the disc. When “RECORDING” disappears from the LCDscreen, you can start the next recording.
Whiletheima geisbeingrecor dedonadisc,theA CCESSlamplights.
When this lamp is lit, do not shake or strike the camera. Also, do notturn the power off, not remove the battery pack/disc, or not open thedisc cover. Otherwise, an image data breakdown may occur or thedisc may become unusable.
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You can check the last recorded image by clearing the menu from the screen
(page 46) and pressing b (7) on the control button.
To return to the normal recording mode: press the shutter button lightly, or pressb (7) again.
To delete the image: 1. Press MENU. 2. Select [DELETE] with B,t he npr es st hecenter z.3.Sele c t[ OK]withv, then press the center z.
Adjust the brightness with the [LCD BRIGHTNESS] item in the setup settings
(page 85). This adjustment does not affect the brightness of the images recorded onthe disc.
To turn off the LCD backlight
Press DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT ON/OFF repeatedly to turn off the LCDbacklight (page 23). The battery life will be longer.
The lens part moves in/out while zooming. Be careful not to touch the lens.
Minimum focal distance to the subject
W side: Approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) (MVC-CD200)
Approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) (MVC-CD300)
T side: Approx. 60 cm (23 5/8 inches) (MVC-CD200)
Approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) (MVC-CD300)
To record even closer subjects, see page 66.
Checking the last recorded image (Quick Review)
Adjusting the brightness of the LCD screen
Using the zoom feature
Zoom buttons
T: for telephoto
(subject appears closer)
W: for wide-angle
(subject appears farther away)
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Digital zoom function
This camera has a digital zoom function.
Digital zoom enlarges the image by digital processing, and it starts to function whenthe zoom exceeds 3×.
Using digital zoom
• The maximum zoom magnification is 6×.
• Digital zooming deteriorates the picture quality. When digital zoom is notnecessary, set [DIGITAL ZOOM] to [OFF] in the setup settings (page 84).
Notes
• Digital zoom does not work for moving images.
• The zoom function does not work while recording a moving image. Set the zoom positionbefore you start recording (MVC-CD300 only).
• The AF frame (page 105) does not appear on the LCD screen.
Each time you press DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT ON/OFF, the status of the LCDscreen changes as follows:The LCD backlight is turned on/all the available indicators are turned ont The LCD backlight is turned on/warning messages and manual adjustmentitems which are set using the jog dial are turned ont The LCD backlight is turned off/warning messages and manual adjustmentitems which are set using the jog dial are turned on
See page 105 for a detailed description of the indicators.
Notes
• You cannot turn off the (self-timer) indicator and some of the indicators used in advancedoperations.
• The indicators on the LCD screen are not recorded.
The indicators on the LCD screen during recording
T W
The T-side of the bar shows the digital zooming zone.
DISPLAY/LCD BACK
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When you use the self-timer function, the subject is recorded about 10 seconds afteryou press the shutter button.
Clear the menu (page 46), then press the control button V ( ). The (self-timer)indicator appears on the LCD screen, and about 10 seconds after you press the shutterbutton, the subject is recorded. The self-timer lamp flashes and the beep sounds afteryou press the shutter button until the shutter is released. To cancel the self-timerrecording, press the control button V () a g a i n .
The initial setting is AUTO (no indication). In this mode, the flash automatically popsup and strobes if the camera senses that the surroundings become dark. To change theflash mode, clear the menu (page 46), then press v ( ) on the control buttonrepeatedly so that the flash mode indicator on the LCD screen changes.
Each time you press the button, the indicator changes as follows.
(No indication)ttt (No indication)
Forced flash : The flash strobes regardless of the surrounding brightness.
No flash : The flash does not strobe.
Po pdo wnt hefl as hb yy ou rha nda fte rre co rd in g.
You can change the amount of flash light with [ ±] (FLASH LEVEL) in the menusettings (page 50).
To reduce the red-eye phenomenon
Set [RED EYE REDUCTION] to [ON] in the setup settings (page 84), the flashstrobes before recording to reduce the red-eye phenomenon. When [ON] is selected,appears on the LCD screen.
Using the self-timer
Recording images with the flash
Self-timer lamp
Shutter button
V ( ) on the control buttonv ( ) on the control button
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Notes
• When [ISO] is set to [AUTO] in the menu settings (page 49), the recommended shootingdistance is 0.3 to 2.5 m (11 7/8 inches to 8 1/3 feet) (MVC-CD200) or 0.3 to 3.0 m (11 7/8inches to 9 feet 10 1/8 inches) (MVC-CD300). When it is not set to [AUTO], the flash may beineffective even if the flash level is changed.
• Attaching a conversion lens (optional) may block the light from the flash and the recordedimage may be eclipsed.
• You cannot use the built-in flash and an external strobe (optional) at the same time.
• The RED EYE REDUCTION function may not produce the desired red-eye reduction effectsdepending on individual differences, the distance to the subject, if the subject does not see thepre-strobe, or other conditions.
• Red-eye reduction effects are also difficult to obtain if you select a slow shutter speed in shutterspeed priority mode.
• The flash effect is not obtained easily when you use forced flash in a bright location.
• While charging the flash, the /CHG lamp flashes. After the charging is complete, the lampgoes out.
• The flash does not function when recording moving images or recording in EXP BRKTG or
BURST mode (MVC-CD300 only) (pages 59, 63).
The AF illuminator is fill light to focus on a subject easily. Set [AF ILLUMINATOR]to [ON] in the setup settings, appears on the LCD screen and the AF illuminatoremits light when the shutter button is pressed halfway under dark situations. It keepsemitting light until the focus is locked.
Notes
• If AF illuminator light does not reach the subject sufficiently or the subject has no contrast,focus will not be achieved. Approximate 0.3 to 3.0 m (11 7/8 inches to 9 feet 10 1/8 inches)distance is recommended.
• In TWILIGHT mode of the SCENE SELECTION function (page 58), the AF illuminator willemit only when the flash mode is set to (Forced flash).
• The AF illuminator will not emit when the LANDSCAPE mode of the SCENE SELECTIONfunction (page 58) is selected or [CONVERSION LENS] is set to [ON] in the setup settings
(page 85). ([CONVERSION LENS] is only for MVC-CD300.)
• Focus is achieved as long as AF illuminator light reaches the subject even if its light is slightlyout of the middle position of the subject.
• AF illuminator light is safe for persons. However, do not use the AF illuminator with its lightemitted directly to person eyes at point-blank range as its light is very strong.
• When using the focus preset function (page 66), you cannot use the AF illuminator.
Recording images with the AF illuminator
AF illuminator
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Recording moving images
Moving images with audio are recorded in MPEG format. Before recording movingimages, push the POWER switch in the arrow direction to turn on the power andinsert a disc.
1
Set the mode dial to SET UP.
The setup screen appears.
2
Select [ ] (CAMERA) with v/V on thecontrol button, then press B.
3
Select [MOVING IMAGE] with v/V on thecontrol button, then press B.
4
Select [MPEG MOVIE] with v/V on thecontrol button, then press the center z.
1, 5
6, 7
2–4
PAGE SELECT
CAMERA
SCENE SELECTION:MOVING IMAGE:DATE/TIME:DIGITAL ZOOM:BRACKET STEP:RED EYE REDUCTION:AF ILLUMINATOR:TWIRIGHT
MPEG MOVIE
OFF
ON
±0.7EV
OFF
ON
CAMERA
SCENE SELECTION:MOVING IMAGE:DATE/TIME:DIGITAL ZOOM:BRACKET STEP:RED EYE REDUCTION:AF ILLUMINATOR:OK
MPEG MOVIE
CLIP MOTION
PAGE SELECT
CAMERA
SCENE SELECTION:MOVING IMAGE:DATE/TIME:DIGITAL ZOOM:BRACKET STEP:RED EYE REDUCTION:AF ILLUMINATOR:TWIRIGHT
MPEG MOVIE
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ON
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See pages 22 to 24.
Press DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT ON/OFF to turn on/off the indicators on the
LCD screen.
These indicators are not recorded. See page 105 for a detailed description of theindicators.
5
Set the mode dial to .
The preparation for recording a moving image is complete.
6
Press the shutter button fully down.
“REC” appears on the LCD screen and the image and sound are recorded on thedisc.
7
Press the shutter button fully down again to stop recording.
The recording automatically stops in the following time even if you do notpress the shutter button again.
When selecting the 320 (HQ) size: Approximate 15 seconds
When selecting the 320×240 size: Approximate 1 minute
When selecting the 160×112 size: Approximate 4 minutes
For details on the image size, see “Setting the image size (IMAGE SIZE)” onpage 53.
Adjusting the brightness of the LCD screen, zooming or using theself-timer
The indicators on the LCD screen during recording
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Playing back still images

Each time you press DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT ON/OFF, the status of the LCDscreen changes as follows: all available indicators ont indicators offt LCDbacklight off.
See page 106 for a detailed description of the indicators.
1
Set the mode dial to .
The ACCESS lamp lights and the last recorded image (still or moving) appearson the LCD screen.
2
Select the desired still image with b/B onthe control button.b: To display the preceding image.
B: To display the next image.
The indicators on the LCD screen during still image playback
1
2
ACCESS lamp
FILE BACK/NEXT VOLUME
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27/28
1600 1600 1600 120min
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Playing back moving images
To stop the playback
Press the center z on the control button to stop the playback.
To advance or rewind the moving image
Press b/B on the control button during playback. To return to the normal playback,press the center z.
Moving images recorded with the image of [320 (HQ)]
(page 54)
The images are displayed over the entire screen in steps2 and3.
1
Set the mode dial to .
The ACCESS lamp lights and the last recorded image (still or moving) appearson the LCD screen.
2
Select the desired moving image with b/Bon the control button.
Moving images are displayed one size smaller thanstill images except when you shot at the 320 (HQ)
(page 53) size.b: To display the preceding image.
B: To display the next image.
3
Press the center z on the control button tostart the playback.
The moving image and sound are played back.
During playback, B (playback) appears on the LCDscreen.
1
2, 3
ACCESS lamp
FILE BACK/NEXT VOLUME
10:30PM 2001 7 4 MOV00022
320 320 320
21/28
00:00
PLAY
120min
REV/CUE VOLUME
10:30PM 2001 7 4 MOV00022
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21/28
00:04
STOP
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Each time you press DISPLAY/LCD BACK LIGHT ON/OFF, the status of the LCDscreen changes as follows: all available indicators ont indicators offt LCDbacklight off.
See page 107 for a detailed description of the indicators.
Adjusting the volume
The indicators on the LCD screen during moving image playbackv/V on the control button
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Preparation for viewing images using a computer
When your disc drive does not conform to 8 cm CD, use the supplied 8 cm CDadaptor.
Using the supplied 8 cm CD adaptor
1
Slide the disc into the inner groove and under two of the tabs onthe inner circle of adaptor in the numbered order.
2
Pull the third tab out away from the disc and the disc will slip intoplace. Release the third tab and the disc will be held firmly in place.
1
2
Printed side of the disc (The other side is recordable side.)
Printed side of the adaptor (SONY is printed on this side and the other side is the luster side.)
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Notes
• The supplied adaptor may not be used with your disc drive. For details, refer to the operatinginstructions of the disc drive.
• Use the adaptor at a low-speed (8-speed or lower).
• Do not place the adaptor under direct sunlight or near the heat.
• The adaptor is only used with Mavica discs. This cannot be used with other 8 cm CD-Rs/CD-
RWs.
You can play back the disc recorded with this camera on CD-ROM drives. You haveto execute the finalization before viewing images on a CD-ROM drive. A disc thathas not been executed the finalization cannot be read with CD-ROM drives.
What is finalization?
• The finalization is required to view images on a CD-ROM drive.
• You can record new images on the finalized disc if you execute the initialization onit again. The initialization will be automatically executed when the finalization isexecuted using the camera. You have to execute the finalization to view new imageson a CD-ROM drive. Each time you execute the finalization, approximate 13 MB ofthe disc will decrease. We recommend that you execute the finalization ontocompiled data at a time.
• You can execute the finalization onto the disc later, even if you remove it from thecamera.
• The CD-ROM drive must conform to the MultiRead type to read the disc that wasfinalized.
3
Check that the disc is set correctly in the grooves of the adaptor,that all the tabs are even with the surface of the adaptor, and thatthe disc is not protrude from the adaptor.
Preparing for viewing images on CD-ROM drives (FINALIZE)
If the tabs protrude, press them back down into place. Otherwise, it may cause malfunction of your disc drive.
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Executing the finalization
To cancel the finalization
Select [CANCEL] with V on the control button in step4 or5, then press the centerz. Once the finalization starts, you cannot cancel it.
1
Set the mode dial to SET UP.
The setup screen appears on the LCD screen.
2
Select [ ] (DISC TOOL) with v/V on thecontrol button, then press B.
3
Select [FINALIZE] with v/V on the controlbutton, then press B B B B.
4
Select [OK] with v on the control button,then press z z z z.
“FINALIZE PLACE ON LEVEL SURFACE”appears on the LCD screen. Be sure to avoid anyvibration during the finalization.
5
Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press z z z z.
Finalization starts and the disc remaining indicator changes from to , orfrom to .
SELECT
DISC TOOL
FINALIZE:FORMAT:INITIALIZE:UNFINALIZE:DISC TOOL
FINALIZE:FORMAT:INITIALIZE:UNFINALIZE:OK
O K
CANCEL
OK
FINALIZE
PLACE ON LEVEL SURFACE
O K
READY?
CANCEL
FINALIZE
AVOID ANY VIBRATION
READY TO FINALIZE
FINALIZE
AVOID ANY VIBRATION
FINALIZE IN PROGRESS
FINALIZE
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• It takes for about one minute to execute the finalization. Do not shake or jar the camera duringthis operation. Place the camera on a stable surface during the finalization.
• When you execute the finalization, we recommend that you use the external power source
(page 13).
When using CD-RWs, you can cancel the last-executed finalization. Once you cancelit, the disc space for executing the finalization is recovered.
To cancel the unfinalization
Select [CANCEL] with V on the control button in step2, then press the center z.
When it is canceled, you can continuously record an image on the CD-RW.
To unfinalize after canceling the unfinalization
Set the mode dial to SET UP, then execute [UNFINALIZE] from [ ] (DISC
TOOL) in the setup settings (page 84).
Notes
• Unfinalization cannot be executed when you record a new image or edit an image on the CD-
RW after executing the finalization.
• It takes about one minute to execute the unfinalization. Do not shake or jar the camera duringthis operation. Place the camera on a stable surface during the unfinalization.
Canceling the finalization (UNFINALIZE) (only for CD-RWs)
1
Set the mode dial to the , S, A, M, SCN, or
.
“UNFINALIZE PLACE ON LEVEL SURFACE”appears on the LCD screen. Be sure to avoid anyvibration during the unfinalization.
2
Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press z z z z.
Unfinalization starts and the disc remaining indicator changes from to .
Tip
You can also execute the unfinalization using [ ] (DISC TOOL) in the setup settings
(page 84).
OK
UNFINALIZE
PLACE ON LEVEL SURFACE
O K
READY?
CANCEL
UNFINALIZE
AVOID ANY VIBRATION
READY TO UNFINALIZE
UNFINALIZE
AVOID ANY VIBRATION
UNFINALIZE IN PROGRESS
UNFINALIZE
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Viewing images using a computer
You can view data recorded with your camera on a computer. This section describesthe general method for viewing images on a computer and installing the driver into acomputer. Be sure to also see the operation manuals for your computer andapplication software. To view images on the CD-RW using a CD-ROM drive or CD-
R drive, the drive must conform to the MultiRead type. Whether your drive conformsto the MultiRead type or not, consult the drive manufacturer.
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You can view images on a Windows computer in the following three ways,A,B,andC. Check the computer environment below, then follow the proceduresdescribed on pages 37 to 42.
A Viewing images with a CD-ROM drive (page 37)
Finalize the disc beforehand (page 32).
OS:Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional
The above OS is required to be installed at the factory.
Operation is not assured in an environment upgraded to the operating systems describedabove.
B Viewing images with a computer connected with the USB cable (page 38)
There are two ways to make the USB connection, which are the normal connectionand the PTP connection (page 86). This is set using [USB CONNECT] in the setupsettings. However, any OS does not conform to [PTP] as of February 2001. Heredescribes the way using the [NORMAL] setting.
You do not need to finalize the disc. You have to install the USB driver and thesoftware, DirectCD included in the supplied CD-ROM. For details on DirectCD,refer to the software operating instructions of DirectCD.
OS:Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional
The above OS is required to be installed at the factory.
Operation is not assured in an environment upgraded to the operating systems describedabove.
CPU:MMX Pentium 200 MHz or faster
The USB connector must be provided as standard.
The CD-ROM drive is required for installing the USB driver.
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• Operations are not guaranteed if you connect two or more USB equipment to a single computerat the same time (except for the USB keyboard and mouse which are provided as standard), orwhen using a hub.
• Depending on the type of USB equipment that is used simultaneously, some equipment maynot operate.
• Operations are not guaranteed for all the recommended computer environments mentionedabove.
C Viewing images with a CD-R/CD-RW drive (page 41)
You do not need to finalize the disc. You have to install the software, DirectCDincluded in the supplied CD-ROM. For details on Windows environment, refer to thesoftware operating instructions of DirectCD.
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You cannot view images on a Macintosh computer by USB connection.
Install the driver, Adaptec UDF Volume Access included in the supplied CD-ROMinto your computer and finalize the disc to view images.
Macintosh computer with the Mac OS 8.5.1/8.6/9.0 standard installation
QuickTime 3.0 or later must be installed.
Note
Operations are not guaranteed for all the recommended computer environments mentioned above.
Notes on using your computer
Software
• Data recorded with your camera is stored in the following formats. Make sure thatapplications that support these file formats are installed on your computer.
— Still image (except TEXT mode, uncompressed mode and Clip Motion): JPEGformat
— Moving image/V oice memo: MPEG format
— Uncompressed mode still image: TIFF mode
— TEXT mode/Clip Motion: GIF format.
• Depending on your application software, the file size may increase when you opena still image file.
• When you copy the image to the camera from your computer, which was modifiedwith a retouching software and was converted to another file format, the “FILE
ERROR” message may appear and you may be unable to open the image.
• Depending on your application software, only the first frame of the Clip Motion filemay be played back.
Communications with your computer (for Windows only)
Communications between your camera and your computer may not recover afterrecovering from Suspend or Sleep.
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• Windows and ActiveMovie, DirectShow are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and /or other countries.
• Macintosh and Mac OS, QuickTime are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple
Computer, Inc.
• DirectCD is a trademark of Adaptec, Inc.
• All other product names mentioned herein may be the trademarks or registered trademarks oftheir respective companies. Furthermore, “™” and “” are not mentioned in each case in thismanual.
When playing back moving images, Real Player or Windows Media Player must bein sta ll edin toy ou rco mpu te r .
A Viewing images with a CD-ROM drive
Finalize the disc beforehand (page 32).
E.g., for Windows Me users
Viewing images on a Windows computer
1
Start up your computer and insert the disc into the CD-ROM driveof your computer.
2
Open [ My Computer] and double click the drive recognizing thedisc (Example:[ CD-ROM (D:)]).
3
Double-click the desired data file.
For the detailed folder and file names, see “Image file storage destinations andimage file names” (page 43).
* Copying a file to the hard disk of your computer before viewing is recommended. If youplay back the file directly from the disc, the image and sound may break off.
Desired file type
Double-click in this order
Still image “DCIM” folder t “100MSDCF” foldert Image file
Moving image* “MSSONY” folder t “MOML0001” folder t Image file
Audio* “MSSONY” folder t “MOMLV100” foldert Audio file
Clip Motionimage
“DCIM” folder t “100MSDCF” folder t Image file
E-mail image
Tiff image
(uncompressed)
“MSSONY” folder t “IMCIF100” folder t Image file
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B Viewing images with a computer connected with the USB cable
Once you install DirectCD included in the supplied CD-ROM, you do not need tofinalize the disc to view images on the disc.
You can exchange data between the camera and a computer using the supplied USBcable and CD-ROMs.
Installing the USB driver
Before connecting your camera to your computer, install the USB driver to thecomputer. The USB driver is contained in the supplied CD-ROM (SPVD-006).
If the drive is not recognized, see “Troubleshooting” on page 93.
E.g., for Windows Me users
Do not connect the camera to the computer yet.
1
Turn on your computer and allow Windows to load.
Do not connect the USB cable in this step.
2
Insert the supplied CD-ROM (SPVD-006) in the CD-ROM drive ofyour computer
If the setup screen of DirectCD appears, click [Exit] on the screen.
3
Open [ My Computer] on Windows and right-click the CD-ROMdrive (Example: CD-ROM (D:)), then select [Open (O)].
The file list of the CD-ROM appears. If other application software works, quitthe application software.
4
Double-click the [SONY USB] folder in the file list, and then double-click [ SET UP].
The installer of device driver starts and the necessary files are automaticallycopied to the computer.
5
Restart the computer.
If the message appears after the installation to verify that you restart thecomputer, restart the computer. In other cases, restart it manually.
6
Prepare the camera before connecting the computer.
• Connect the AC power adaptor to the camera.
• Turn on the camera.
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Viewing images
When you view images on the disc which was not finalized, you have to install
DirectCD included in the supplied CD-ROM. For details on DirectCD, refer to thesoftware operating instructions of DirectCD.
E.g., for Windows Me users
7
Connect the USB jack on your camera with the USB connector onyour computer using the supplied USB cable.
8
The computer automatically recognizes the camera.
Open [ My Computer], the newly recognized drive (Example: (E:)) is added.
Installing driver is complete.
9
Insert the disc into the camera, connect the AC power adaptor tothe camera, then turn on the power of the camera.
Go to “Viewing images” below. If you remove the disc without viewing animage, be sure to read “Before disconnecting the USB cable” on page 40.
1
Turn on your computer and allow Windows to load.
2
Connect the USB jack on your camera with the USB connector onyour computer using the supplied USB cable.
3
Insert the disc into the camera, connect the AC power adaptor tothe camera, then turn on the power of the camera.
“USB MODE” appears on the LCD screen of the camera.computerto the USB connector
USB cableto the USB jack
Push the connector as far as it will gocomputerto the USB connector
USB cableto the USB jack
Push the connector as far as it will go
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Copying a file in the disc to a computer
Select the desired file, and drag it to the desired drive or folder.
Copying a file in a computer to a disc
Once you install DirectCD included in the supplied CD-ROM into your computer,you can drag and drop the desired file to the disc. To view the image using thiscamera, the file name format must be as follows, “DSC0ssss.JPG”.
For details, see “Image file storage destinations and image file names” (page 43).
4
Open [ My Computer] on Windows and double-click the newlyrecognized drive. (Example: [ CD Mavica (E:)])
The folders inside the disc are displayed, and the disc cover of the camera willbe locked. To remove the disc, carry out the operation for removing the discdescribed on the software operating instructions of DirectCD.
If the drive is not recognized, see “Troubleshooting” on page 93.
5
Select and double-click the desired image/sound file from thefolder.
For the detailed folder and file names, see “Image file storage destinations andimage file names” (page 43).
* Copying a file to the hard disk of your computer before viewing is recommended. If youplay back the file directly from the disc, the image and sound may break off.
Before you remove the disc, be sure to read “Before disconnecting the USBcable” on page 40.
Before disconnecting the USB cable
Before disconnecting the USB cable, you must carry out the operation forremoving the disc. This operation is described in “Removing the disc” of thesoftware operating instructions of DirectCD.
The data in the disc may be broken if you do not carry out this operation.
Refer to the procedure below.
Desired file type
Double-click in this order
Still image “DCIM” folder t “100MSDCF” foldert Image file
Moving image* “MSSONY” folder t “MOML0001” folder t Image file
Audio* “MSSONY” folder t “MOMLV100” foldert Audio file
Clip Motionimage
“DCIM” folder t “100MSDCF” folder t Image file
E-mail image
Tiff image
(uncompressed)
“MSSONY” folder t “IMCIF100” folder t Image file
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C Viewing images using a CD-R/CD-RW drive
You do not need to finalize the disc. You have to install DirectCD included in thesupplied CD-ROM. For details on DirectCD, refer to the software operatinginstructions of DirectCD.
Viewing images with a CD-ROM drive
Finalize the disc beforehand (page 32). You have to install the driver, Adaptec UDF
Volume Access included in the supplied CD-ROM (SPVD-006).
Viewing images
1 Remove the disc.
For details, refer to the software operating instructions of DirectCD.
2
When using Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional:When using other operating systems than above:Simply, disconnect the USB cable.
Viewing images on a Macintosh computer
1
Start up your computer and allow the Mac OS to load.
2
Insert the supplied CD-ROM (SPVD-006) in the CD-ROM drive ofyour computer.
3
Double-click the CD-ROM drive icon to open the window.
4
Double-click the icon of the hard disk containing the OS to openthe window.
5
Move the driver, “Adaptec UDF Volume Access” from the windowopened in step3 to the “System Folder” folder in the windowopened in step4 (drag and drop).
6
When “Put these items into the Extensions folder?” appears, click
“OK.”
7
Restart your computer.
1
Start up your computer and insert the disc into the CD-ROM driveof your computer.
1
Select the applicable drive from [ ] on the task bar, then stop it.
2
After the message informing you that the drive has been removed safelyappears, disconnect the USB cable.
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Double click the disc folder.
3
Double-click the desired data file.
For the detailed folder and file names, see “Image file storage destinations andimage file names” (page 43).
* Copying a file to the hard disk of your computer before viewi

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