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Sony DSC-S600 User Manual

Sony ericsson digital camera user manual.
Also See for DSC-S600:
Service manual - 166 pages
Operating instructions manual - 99 pages
Release note - 2 pages
Copyright©, PixController http://www.PixController.com, all rights reserved.
This document covers in detail how to modify the Sony DSC-S600 digital camera for remote shutter control from the
PixController Universal or LE camera control board. Please see
support@pixcontroller.com
Please note that if you make this modification to your Sony camera that you will void your
camera's warranty. This modification can also result in damage to your digital camera if
you do not follow the instructions properly.
Tools/Parts Needed
1. 2.4 mm #0 Philips Screwdriver & Small Flat Blade Screwdriver.
2. Fine tipped soldering iron with heat control.
3. 30 Gauge wire. Wire Wrap type wire can be purchased from your local Radio Shack store. Find one of the 3
part numbers: 278-501, 278-502, 278-503. They come in a spool of 50 feet of wire for $2.99
4. Small tweezers.
5. Flat blade screw driver or knife.
6. PixController Universal board with Sony S40-U PIC chip, or LE board with LE II PIC chip (Use the Sony DSC-
S40 mode for the DSC-S600 camera)
How to hardwire the Sony DSC-S600 Digital Camera
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http://www.pixcontroller.com
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    How to hardwire the Sony DSC-S600 Digital Camera Copyright©, PixController http://www.PixController.com, all rights reserved. This document covers in detail how to modify the Sony DSC-S600 digital camera for remote shutter control from the PixController Universal or LE camera control board. Please see support@pixcontroller.com...

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    Remove batteries and media card Before starting your project be sure to remove the 2 AA internal batteries and the Media Card. Remove the 2 AA batteries and Media Card Remove the camera case screws Remove all 4 screws from the camera case. Be sure to place the screws in a safe place while modifying the camera.

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    Remove screw 4 from under the battery door. Remove the case Carefully remove the back of the camera case from the camera exposing the interior electronics. Next, remove the front of the camera case. This is a little harder to remove, but take your time and unsnap all of the hinges.

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    Adding some tape… Before you go any further you need to add some masking tape or scotch tape as shown in Figure 1 and Figure 2. In Figure you 1 need to add some tape to hold the LCD screen in place during the camera modifications.

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    Remove Shutter Board Next carefully turn the shutter board plastic housing upside down and remove the tabs holding the shutter board to the plastic housing as shown. Lift out the shutter board and turn upright. Locating the Shutter/Power/Common Contacts The PixController board contact points are shown in Figure 3.

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    Route the wires Put the shutter board back into the plastic housing and screw the housing back to the camera. Twist the wires into a small cable and route the cable around the LCD display as shown in Figure 5. Secure the cable to the bottom with some tape.

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    2. Wiring your S40 camera to the PixController Universal board. Connect the following wires to your Universal board: Shutter – Shutter, J14-1, or Phone Cable Shutter Wire Ground – Ground, J14-7, or Phone Cable Ground Wire Power – Power, J14-3, or Phone Cable Power Wire PixController Universal Camera Port Diagram PixController Universal Phone Port...

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    Zoom Lens issue Because of the zoom lens on the Sony S600 this can be an issue to get a good seal between the camera lens and the case as to not get flash bleed during night photos. Figure 6 shows a simple solution to this problem by adding 3 of the Large Flash Masking Washers sold on the www.pixcontorller.com...

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    In this example we are using a PixController LE board with the LE II PIC chip in Sony S40 mode. The Sony S40 board setting are the same for the Sony DSC-S600 (both in the LE and Universal PixController boards). This layout uses a...

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