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Digital
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Operating
Instructions
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DPP-EX5
© 2002 Sony Corporation

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    Mode d'emploi Avant d'utiliser cette imprimante, veuiBez life attentivement ce manuel et le conserver pour toute r_f_rence ult_rieure. SUPER_-_ MEMORY5TICK _. COATL__ digital phuen printer DPP-EX5 © 2002 Sony Corporation...

  • Page 2

    (CISC) at 1-866_32&SONY (7669) fixed wiring, or cormect the power cord to or Sony Web site at www.sony.com socket-outlet which must be provided near the unit and easily accessible. If a fault should occur during operation...

  • Page 3

    Stick", "__-_--", "Memory Stick FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL PRO" and "MagicGate Memory Stick" CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY are trademarks of Sony Corporation. NATURE, OR LOSSES OR EXPENSES • "MagicGate" is the trademark of Sony RESULTING FROM ANY DEFECTIVE Corporation. PRODUCT OR THE USE OF ANY PRODUCT.

  • Page 4

    Sony Corporation. Setting up IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY COI_ORATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, [] Connectingthe printer....12 CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON TORT, CONTACT, OR Connecting to a television ....... 12 OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN Connecting the AC power cord ....

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Advanced printing operations Printing from your computer Adding effects to an image ....27 Using your printer with Windows computers ........What you can do with the EFFECT m enu,, 27 System requirements.......56 Changingan imagesizeand position ..29 Installingthe printer driver ...... 57 Changingan imageposition....29 Printingfrom a applicationsoftware..

  • Page 6: Features

    § Features With the Digital Photo Printer DPP-EX5, you can print images of a "Memory Stick" or a computer. Photo-realistic printing With its dye sublimation printing system, the printer can make photo_ realistic prints meeting a number of different requirements. Super Coat 2 feature The Super Coat 2 enables...

  • Page 7

    A wide variety of image processing and adjustments without using a computer (page A variety of image processing functions allow you to magnify/reduce, rotate, or move the image. You can also enter and overlay characters on an image or add a special effect to the picture to produce sepia, monochrome, or paint...

  • Page 8

    • Operating Instructions • Warranty • Owner registration card (1) • Sony End User Software License Agreement • The AC power cord illustrated is for 120V only. The plug shape and specifications change depending on the region you use the printer.

  • Page 9

    Identifying the parts For details, see the pages indicated the parentheses. Printer front panel POWER button (pages 17) INPUT SELECTbutton/Input indicators (pages 15, 21) Switches the input. The indicator for the current input signal lights ("MEMORY STICK"/PC). AUTO PRINT button (page 26) Each time you pros the button, ALL and DPOF printing modes switch.

  • Page 10

    Identifying the parts Printer rear panel Ventilation holes AC IN connector (page VIDEO OUT (output) connector (page Connects to the video input of your television. USB connector (page Connects to the USB connector of your computer. Paper tray lid (page Partition (page 3.5 x 5 inch paper adaptor...

  • Page 11

    Screen Image number Protect indication image list Indicates that the image is protected by a digital still camera. Print mark (DPOF indication) Indicates that the image is DPOF preset for printing from a digital still camera. "Memory Stick" indication Indicates that the images displayed those of the "Memory Stick"...

  • Page 12

    Connecting the printer Connect the VIDEO OUT (output) connector of the printer to the video input of the television to display the images to be printed. Television Set the VIDEO/TV input selector VIDEO... Video connecting VIDEO IN cable (supplied) VIDEO OUT •...

  • Page 13

    After you make the connections, connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC 1N connector of the printer and then to an AC outlet. The POWER indicator lights in red. Continued 13 G8...

  • Page 14

    Connecting the printer Insert the "Memory Stick" into the "MEMORY STICK" insertion slot until it clicks into place. For the "Memory Stick" that you can use with the printer, see page 75. _.."Memory Stick" ....With the notch facing left and the arrow facing forward on the [eft To eject the "Memory Stick"...

  • Page 15

    Connect the USB connectors of the printer and your computer (Windows or Macintosh) with a commercially available USB cable. By installing supplied driver software on your computer, you can print an image from your computer. For details on how to install and operate the software, "Printing from your computer"...

  • Page 16

    Preparing the printing pack You need an optional printing pack designed for the printer. The pack contains a set of print paper and a print cartridge for either Post Card (4 x 6 inch) size, 3.5 x 5 size, or Small (3.5 x 4 inch) size prints. Select the printing pack according to the type of printing...

  • Page 17

    Insert the print cartridge into the printer firmly until it clicks into place and close the cartridge compartment lid. The side with the Sony logo facing To replace the print cartridge When the print cartridge runs out, the _ / _...

  • Page 18

    Loading the print cartridge • Never put your hand into the cartridge compartment. The thermal head reaches high temperatures, especially after repeated printing. • Do not rewind the ink ribbon and use the rewound print cartridge for printing. Otherwise, proper printing result will not be obtained, or even a breakdown...

  • Page 19

    Inserting the print paper Open the paper tray lid and set the 3.5 x 5 inch paper adaptor and the partition according to the print paper size you want to use. • To use Post Card (4 x 6 inch) size print paper Remove the 3.5 x 5 inch paper adaptor...

  • Page 20

    Inserting the print paper Close the paper tray lid. Then push and open the printer's paper tray compartment lid and insert the paper tray into the printer. Insert if firmly until it clicks into place. • Do not remove or insert the paper tray during printing.

  • Page 21

    Printing selected "Memory Stick" images You can select an image recorded in the "Memory Stick" and print it at full-size. Borderless standard print INPUT SELECT butto ENTER button PICTURE button Insert a "Memory Stick" with recorded images into the "Memory Stick"...

  • Page 22

    Printing selected "Memory Stick" images When the USB connector of the printer is disconnected and the "Memory Stick" is removed from the printer, pressing INPUT SELECT switches the printer into the demonstration mode. In the demonstration mode, an image is displayod on the screen.

  • Page 23

    Printing multiple images You can select multiple images and the number of copies to be printed. Insert a "Memory Stick" with recorded images into the "Memory Stick" insertion slot (page 14). Turn on the printer and television and set the input selector of your television to "VIDEO".

  • Page 24

    Printing selected "Memory Stick" images Press PRINT. Only the preview image is printed. Press CANCEL. Printing from the next print will be canceled. When printing ends and the print paper automatically emerges, remove the printed paper from the paper tray. •...

  • Page 25

    Printing all the images or DPOF preset images at one time You can print all the images stored in a "Memory Stick" at one time. You can also print all the images with the print mark (_) in the image list that are DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) preset for printing with your digital still...

  • Page 26

    Printing all the images or DPOF preset images at one time Do either of the following: To print all the images, press AUTO PRINT until ALL indicator lights. To print all the preset images for printing, press AUTO PRINT until DPOF indicator lights.

  • Page 27: Adding Effects To An Image, Menu

    Adding effects to an image The EFFECT menu allows you to edit, adjust or add special filters to an image in the "Memory Stick". EFFECT button To display EFFECT menu, press EFFECT. Cursor EFFECT menu Cursor Sub menu ÷ Press the arrow (_-/,_) button to move the cursor to the desired sub menu and then press ENTER.

  • Page 28

    Adding effects to an image To cancel the editorial operations in the EFFECT menu Select "RESET" in the main EFFECT menu and then press ENTER. The confirmation dialog box for cancelling editions is displayed. Press the arrow (*/*) button to select "OK" and then press ENTER. To exit the EFFECT menu screen Select "EXIT"...

  • Page 29

    Select an image to be edited in the image list or press PICTURE to display the preview of an image to be edited. Press EFFECT. The EFFECT menu bar is displayed (page 27). Press the arrow (_,/,_) button to select "(_)" to enlarge an image or "0"...

  • Page 30

    Adding effects to an image Press the arrow (t/!) button to move the cursor to the desired item on the EDIT sub menu and press ENTER. Item Procedures Move Move the picture with the arrow (*/*/!/t) button, then press ENTER. The image is moved to the selected direction.

  • Page 31

    4 Press the arrow(i/!) button to movethe cursorto the desired adjustment i tem andpressENTER. The adjustment slider appears. ÷ < When "BRIGHTNESS" is selected. Adjustment slider Adjust the level as follows: Item Adjustments Brightness Press t to brighten the picture or ! to darken it. Saturation Press t to deepen the colors or ! to lighten the colors.

  • Page 32

    Adding effects to an image The FILTER sub menu allows you to add a special effect to an image to print in monochrome, paint, or sepia tone. Select an image to be edited in the image list or press PICTURE to display the preview of an image to be edited.

  • Page 33

    The TEXT sub menu allows you to enter and overlay characters on an image. Characters are input one line by one. Select an image to be edited in the image list or press PICTURE to display the preview of an image to be edited.

  • Page 34

    Adding effects to an image The characters are input in the font displayed next to "FONT" and the color displayed next to "COLOR". To apply different font or color to the characters, select "FONT" or "COLOR" and then press ENTER. Tho font or color selection screen is displayed.

  • Page 35

    Press the arrow (i/t) button to move the cursor to the desired adjustment item, then press ENTER to adjust the size and position of the characters. To make multiple adjustments, repeat this step. Item Procedures REDRAW The character input screen is displayed again where you can enter characters again.

  • Page 36

    Making various prints (CREATIVE PRINT) The CREATIVE PRINT menu allows you to make a variety of prints using an image of the "Memory Stick". To display the CREATIVE PRINT menu, press CREATIVE PRINT. _ooooooooo_ CREATIVE PRINT button Press the arrow (_,/,_/_./t) button to select the desired sub menu.

  • Page 37

    To cancel and restart operations midway Press CANCEL. The screen returns to the preceding procedure; do the procedure again. To change the printer settings midway You can press MENU and change the printer settings for "Finish", "Beep", and "Clock Setting". You cannot change the other items during the CREATIVE PRINT menu mode and the settings before the mode are effective.

  • Page 38

    Making various prints (CREATIVE PRINT) You can add a greeting and your own message to images and make an original card like the one shown on the right. Press the arrow (_,/,_/!/tt) button to move the cursor to "CARD", then press ENTER. The size selection screen is displayed.

  • Page 39

    Press ENTER. The window for selecting a greeting is displayed. Press the arrow (_,/,_/!/_) button to move the cursor to the desired greeting, then press ENTER. The color selection window for the greeting is displayed. Press the arrow (_,/,_/_/_) button to move the cursor to the...

  • Page 40

    Making various prints (CREATIVE PRINT) Press the arrow (i/t) button to move the cursor to the desired adjustment item, then press ENTER. To make multiple adjustments, repeat this step. Item Procedures Each time you press ENTER, the image is enlarged. Each time you press ENTER, the image is reduced.

  • Page 41

    12 After you finish entering the remaining characters for the first line, press the arrow (_,/,_/_/a) button to move the cursor "NEXT", and then press ENTER. Repeat steps 11 and 12 to input the remaining lines. When you finish, the preview of the created print is displayed.

  • Page 42

    Making various prints (CREATIVE PRINT) You can add a selected calendar to an image or images to make an original calendar. Press the arrow (_,/,_/!/tt) button to move the cursor to "CALENDAR", then press ENTER. The size selection screen is displayed (page 38). Press the arrow (4,/,i_/_/_) button to move the cursor to the size you use for printing,...

  • Page 43

    (_) Set the day starting the week (placed furthest left in the calendar). Press the arrow (!/t.) button to select "Start day" and press the arrow (_,/,_) button to move the cursor to "Sunday" or "Monday". Then press ENTER. Some templates do not have the "Start day"...

  • Page 44

    Making various prints (CREATIVE PRINT) 10 To print the CREATIVE PRINT image, press PRINT. When printing finishes, the screen of step 9 is displayed again. For the operations to follow, see page 37. To stop printing Press CANCEL. When multiple copies are being printed, the printing from the next print will be canceled.

  • Page 45

    Press the arrow (_,/,_/_/!) button to move the cursor to the desired frame. Make sure that the "Memory Stick" is inserted into the printer and then press ENTER. The image list for selecting an image is displayed. Press the arrow (_,/,_/_/_) button to move the cursor to the desired image, and then press ENTER.

  • Page 46

    Making various prints (CREATIVE PRINT) Press the arrow (4,/,l_/!/t) button to move the cursor to the size you use for printing, then press ENTER. The split image templates are displayed. When select "POSTCARD" Press the arrow (4,/,i_/_/_) button to move the cursor to the desired template, then press ENTER.

  • Page 47: Setting The Printer (menu)

    Setting the printer (MENU) The MENU allows you to change the printer settings, delete images, perform slideshow, or make an index print. To display the MENU screen, press MENU. MENU < Cursor MENU Cursor Sub menu Press the arrow (4,/,_.) button to move the cursor to the desired sub menu and then press ENTER.

  • Page 48

    Setting the printer (MENU) To display another sub menu Press • until the current sub menu disappears. To exit the MENU midway Press CANCEL or MENU. The settings done are canceled and the screen returns to the one displayed before you entered the MENU.

  • Page 49

    Item Settings Contents Auto Fine Print 2 HI/LO* Corrects an image automatically for printing in better picture quality. You can select the level of adjustments between HI (higher) or LO (lower). When this function is on, an image shot by an Exif Print (Exif 2.2)- compatible digital still camera automatically...

  • Page 50

    Setting the printer (MENU) Item Settings Contents Date Print Prints the shot date with an image when the image is a JPEG file recorded in the DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) format. To make a print with the shot date, please shoot an image in the JPEG file format.

  • Page 51

    Item Settings Clock Setting You can set the internal clock to record the date you saved the image in the "Memory Stick". 1 Press the arrow (t_/,I,) button to select "Clock Setting" and press ENTER. The printer enters clock setting mode. The cursor appears on the month...

  • Page 52: Viewing The Slideshow

    Viewing the slideshow You can perform a slideshow of the images saved in a "Memory Stick". Insert a "Memory Stick" into the printer. The image list in the "Memory Stick" is displayed. In the MENU screen (page 47), press the arrow (_,/_) button to select "SLIDESHOW"...

  • Page 53: Making An Index Print

    Making an index print You can print a list of the images stored in a "Memory Stick" (Index print). Insert a "Memory Stick" into the printer. The image list in the "Memory Stick" is displayed. In the MENU screen (page 47), press the arrow (_,/,_) button to select "INDEX PRINT"...

  • Page 54: Deleting Images

    Deleting images You can delete images in the "Memory Stick". You can also format the "Memory Stick" (page 55). • During deleting or formatting, do not turn off the power or remove the "Memory Stick" from the i_'c_ertion slot. The "Memory Stick"...

  • Page 55

    Press the arrow (t/!) button to move the cursor to "Delete Image" and press ENTER. The thumbnail list is displayed. Trash icon When you displayed a preview image in step 1, the trash icon is attached to that image. < Press the arrow (_,/,_/t/!) button to move the trash icon to...

  • Page 56: Computers, System Requirements

    Using your printer with Windows computers The supplied DPP-EX5 printer driver enables you to print an image stored on your computer with the Digital Photo Printer DPP-EX5. To print an image from the computer, you need commercially available printing application software.

  • Page 57

    Install the printer driver contained on the supplied CD_ROM to your computer. Make sure that the printer is not connected to the computer. Turn on your computer and start Windows. * When installing or uninstalling the software in Windows _ 2000 Professional, log on Windows as the user name of "Administrator"...

  • Page 58

    Using your printer with Windows computers The "Sony DPP-EX5/EX7 Setup" dialog box appears. Click "Next" to start installation. Installation continues. When it is completed, the setup compete dialog box is displayed. Click "Finish". Remove the CD-ROM from your computer. Turn on the printer...

  • Page 59

    To check the installation Open the "Printers and Faxes" (Windows XP Home Edition/XP Professional only) or "Printers" from the "Control Panel". When the "Sony DPP-EX5" is displayed in the "Printers and Faxes" or "Printers" window, DPP-EX5 has successfully installed. When using the Windows The "Add New Hardware...

  • Page 60

    Open the "Printers and Faxes" (Windows XP Home Edition/XP Professional only) or "Printers" from the "Control Panel". Right-click on "Sony DPP-EX5" in the "Printers and Faxes" or "Printers" window and select "Delete" from the short-cut menu. The confirmation dialog box is displayed.

  • Page 61

    The dialog box differs depending the application. O Click "Printer". The "Page Setup" dialog box is displayed. Q Select "Sony DPP-EX5" as the name of the printer. (_ Click "Properties". The document properties window is displayed. (_ In the "Layout"...

  • Page 62

    Using your printer with Windows computers (_) Click "Paper Type" tab and then set the paper according to the print paper size you would like to use for printing. Paper Type Select the paper size either from "Post card", "3.5 x 5 inch"...

  • Page 63

    Click "Print" from the "File" menu of the application. The "Print" dialog box appears. Set the print range and copies. Page Range In "Pages" text box, enter the page numbers to start and end printing. To print all the pages, select "All". To print the current page, select "Current Page".

  • Page 64

    Using your printer with Windows computers Click "Next". The picture selection window displayed. Check the images that you want to ... print and then click "Next". Please remove the checks for the images that you do not want to print. Select "DPP-EX5"...

  • Page 65

    Open the "Printers and Faxes" (Windows XP Home Edition/XP Professional only) or "Printers" from the "Control Panel". Double-click the "Sony DPP-EX5" icon. The "Sony DPP-EX5" window is displayed. In the window, documents in the queue for printing are listed. Click the document you want to stop printing.

  • Page 66: Using Your Printer With Macintosh Computers, System Requirements

    Using your printer with Macintosh computers The supplied DPP-EX5 printer driver enables you to print an image stored on your computer with the Digital Photo Printer DPP-EX5. To print an image from the computer, you need commercially available printing application software.

  • Page 67

    Using your printer with Macintosh computers When using Mac OS 8.619.019.119.2 Make sure that the printer is not connected to the computer. Turn on and start your Macintosh. Be sure to close all running programs before installing the software. Insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your computer.

  • Page 68

    Using your printer with Macintosh computers • If you cancel the installation midway, do the installation procedures from the step 4. • If the installation fails, remove the printer from your computer, r_tart your computer, and then do the installation procedures from the step 4 •...

  • Page 69

    Enter the name and _,_l_er _aulr_s En_EYOU_ VO_ oas_nra_e. password of the computer administrator, and then click "OK". Name For the name and refer to p_ss_ord_rohrase password, the computer administrator. • Click "Continue". Click the location you install the driver and then click "Continue".

  • Page 70

    Using your printer with Macintosh computers Uninstalling the printer driver When the software becomes unnecessary, remove the software as follows: Disconnect the USB cable from your printer and the computer. Open "Print Center", select "DPP-EX5" from the printer list and then click "Delete".

  • Page 71

    Click "Page Setup" from "File" menu of the application. The "l_age- -betup" --'dialogbox s0.Y _+L_s/,_ appears. _-oose ,.,r,n_ se_.,n_s. c_i_diZ_idd Settings Select "Page Attributes". Format for Select "DPP-EX5" from the drop-down list box. Paper Size Select either of the following paper size from the drop- down list box.

  • Page 72

    Using your printer with Macintosh computers Menu Item Setting Copies & Pages Pages To print all the pages, select "All". print part of the pages, specify the pages to start and end printing. Copies Enter the number of copies to be printed. Layout Select the layout direction.

  • Page 73: Precautions

    Precautions On installation On safety • Be careful not to set or drop any • Avoid placing the printer in a heavy objects on the power cord, or location subject to: - vibration to damage the power cord in any way.

  • Page 74

    Precautions On moisture condensation On cleaning If the printer is brought directly from a Clean the cabinet, panel and controls cold location to a warm location or with a soft dry cloth, or a soft cloth placed in an extremely warm or humid lightly moistened with a mild detergent...

  • Page 75

    About the "Memory Stick" • "Memory Stick PRO" : "Memory Stick PRO" employs "MagicGate" copyright protection "Memory Stick" is small, light-weighted, technology and can be used only and next-generation 1C storage media with "Memory Stick PRO" compliant with a larger capacity than a floppy disc. devices.

  • Page 76

    About the "Memory Stick" On data read/write speed The data read/write speed differs depending on the combination of the "Memory Stick" and the device you use. With the printer, you can do the following operations for each type of What is "MagicGate"? "Memory Stick":...

  • Page 77

    • Avoid removing the "Memory Stick" • Avoid using or storing the "Memory from the printer while the printer Stick" in a location subject to: reading or writing data. - extremely high temperature such as the hot inside of a car or the •...

  • Page 78: Troubleshooting

    If the problem -_,If the image is displayed but can not persists, consult your Sony dealer. be printed, the file used for printing is damaged. When you are printing from your computer, also refer to the computer manual.

  • Page 79

    If this does not solve the problem, the recorded image differs, so the contact Sony service facilities or image may not be printed covering your Sony dealer. the entire printable area.

  • Page 80

    If you cannot remove the jammed paper, contact your Sony dealer. If white lines or dots are printed on the pictures, use the supplied cleaning cartridge and paper to clean inside the printer.

  • Page 81

    Open the cartridge compartment lid and remove the print cartridge (page 17). Insert the supplied cleaning cartridge (white) into the printer and close the cartridge compartment (_/_ lid. "_ Remove the paper tray from the printer. If there is print paper in the tray, remove the print paper from the tray.

  • Page 82: Specifications

    Specifications Printing method Compatible image file formats .I DCF2: Exif Ver. 2.1/2.2 Dye sublimation printing (Yellow/ Magenta/Cyan 3 pass) JPEG compatible, TIFF4*RGB (non- compressed) Resolution JPEG: 4:4:4, 4:2:2, 4:2:0 (baseline JPEG) 403 (H) x 403 (V) dpi BMP: 24 bits full color, Windows format JFIF Image processing...

  • Page 83

    For the customers in the U.S.A.: http://www.sel.sony.com / SEL / service/conselec For the customers in Canada: http://www.sony.ca/service For the customers in Europe: http://www.sony-imaging.com / support For the customers in Singapore: http: / / www.css.ap.sony.com 83 G8...

  • Page 84: Glossary 8

    Glossary Auto Fine Print 2 (Exif Print) Exif 2.2 The function automatically corrects Exif (Exchangeable image file format the picture quality so that an image for digital still cameras) Print is a may be printed in more vivid, clear global standard for digital photo and beautiful pictures.

  • Page 85: Index

    Index Finish Formatting Memory AC power cord Rear panel Frame Restrictions Adjusting an image duplication ALL 26 Auto Fine Print 2 49 Rotating an image Image list 11 AUTO PRINT Index print Saving images 28, 37 INPUT SELECT 15, 21 Screen Inserting Beep 50...

  • Page 86

    Index Raccordements Kit d'impression un t_ldviseur de l'ordinateur Levier d'_jection du cordon d'alimentation secteur Liste d'images Rdglage de l'horloge Magasin a papier 10, 19 Rdglage d'une image Memory Stick Restrictions sur la insertion/retrait reproduction remarques d'utilisation Rotation d'une image MENU Menu EFFECT Specifications Mode PC 15...

  • Page 87

    Printed on 70% recycled paper. http:/hNww.sony.net/ Sony Corporation Printed in Japan...

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