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Live-View Remote
How to use

Read This First

Identifying the parts
Identifying the parts [1]
Screen display during single connection
Screen display during single connection [2]
Screen display during multi connection
Screen display during multi connection [3]

Getting Started

Charging this unit
Charging this unit [4]
Attaching a belt to this unit
Attaching a belt to this unit [5]
Turning on/off the power of this unit
Turning on/off the power of this unit [6]
Setting the date and time
RM-LVR2

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  • Page 1: Read This First

    RM-LVR2 Live-View Remote How to use Read This First Identifying the parts Identifying the parts [1] Screen display during single connection Screen display during single connection [2] Screen display during multi connection Screen display during multi connection [3] Getting Started...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Setting the date and time [7] Connecting this unit to a camera via Wi-Fi (Single connection) Checking the connection mode [8] Connecting this unit to a single camera via Wi-Fi [9] Connecting this unit to multiple cameras via Wi-Fi (Multi connection) Connecting this unit to multiple cameras via Wi-Fi [10] Resetting the connection information of the registered camera [11] Shooting...
  • Page 3 Still image mode switching [28] Still image shooting interval [29] Self-Timer [30] Interval photo recording [31] Loop recording time [32] Connecting devices settings Time Code/User Bit [33] IR-Remote Control [34] Switching NTSC/PAL [35] Auto power off [36] Beep [37] Format [38] Version (Camera) [39] Remote control settings Display rotate [40]...
  • Page 4 Others Precautions Handling [51] On moisture condensation [52] On carrying [53] On operating temperatures [54] Handling the LCD screen [55] Waterproof performance [56] The list of time differences for world capitals The list of time differences for world capitals [57] Specifications Specifications [58] Trademarks...
  • Page 5: White

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Cannot connect this unit and the camera via Wi-Fi. Cannot connect this unit and the camera via Wi-Fi. [66] Cannot turn on this unit. Cannot turn on this unit. [67] The power of this unit turns off suddenly. The power of this unit turns off suddenly.
  • Page 6 1. MENU button 2. Connector cover 3. Lock lever 4. Multi/Micro USB terminal 5. RESET (Reset) button 6. CHG (Charge) lamp 7. UP button 8. DOWN button 9. DISP button 10. REC/ENTER button 11. REC/Wi-Fi lamp 12. LCD screen 13. ON/OFF (Power) button 14.
  • Page 7: Movie

    1. Button hold icon 2. Airplane mode icon The icon of the airplane mode will be displayed when the airplane mode is set to ON. 3. Battery level indicator of this unit When the remaining battery charge decreases, the battery level indicator will change in the direction of an arrow as illustrated.
  • Page 8: Wind Noise

    Shooting information screen 1. Shooting mode display During movie recording, appears. During still image shooting, appears. During interval photo recording, appears. During loop recording, appears. During audio recording, appears. 2. Audio recording icon 3. Wind noise reduction 4. White balance 5.
  • Page 9 [3] How to use Read This First Screen display during multi connection Screen display during multi connection The indicators described below are displayed on the remote control display panel during multi connection. 1. Shooting mode indicator/REC icon The shooting mode and recording status of the connected camera is displayed. The position of the orange cursor indicates the camera currently displaying Live-View.
  • Page 10 Time required to charge a fully depleted battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). Charging may take longer under certain circumstances or conditions. Rapid charging is possible by using the USB charger AC-UD10 (sold separately). To connect to the charger, use the micro USB cable (supplied).
  • Page 11 2. To fasten the remote control to your arm, wear it on the back of your hand as the “OK” illustration. Then, thread the belt through , facing the REC/ENTER button toward your fingertips, and the LCD screen toward your elbow. After attaching , move to cover the end of...
  • Page 12: Checking The Connection

    2. Press the ON/OFF (Power) button. When this unit is turned on for the first time, the date and time/area/daylight saving time (summer time) setting screen is displayed. Turning off the power To turn off the remote control, press the ON/OFF (Power) button again. [7] How to use Getting Started Setting the date and time...
  • Page 13: List Of Setting

    Check that the connection mode of this unit is set to the single connection before connecting this unit and the camera via Wi-Fi. Refer to the instruction manual on the website for how to confirm the connection mode of the camera. 1.
  • Page 14 Press the ON/OFF (Power) button. 3. Check the camera setting. Action Cam excluding HDR-AZ1 HDR-AZ1/Lens-style Camera (QX series) Check that a Wi-Fi mark is displayed on the display panel of the camera. For DSC-QX100/QX10, the Wi-Fi indicator is not displayed on the camera display. If the connection mode of the camera is set to the multi connection, switch to the single connection.
  • Page 15 5. Connect this unit to the camera. Action Cam excluding HDR-AZ1 When [ACPT?] is displayed on the display panel of the camera, press the ENTER button of the camera. If [ACPT?] is not displayed on the display panel of the camera, restart the camera and try again from step 3.
  • Page 16 [10] How to use Getting Started Connecting this unit to multiple cameras via Wi-Fi (Multi connection) Connecting this unit to multiple cameras via Wi-Fi You can connect a maximum of five cameras to this unit and operate all cameras simultaneously. 1.
  • Page 17: Resetting The Connection Information Of The Registered

    Note Register cameras before connection standby mode of this unit is canceled. The multi camera control function is only available with the compatible cameras. When operating a camera that does not support the multi camera control function, set the connection mode to (Single connection).
  • Page 18: Operating With The Multi Camera

    The shooting modes are as follows. Movie mode: Shooting movies. Photo mode: Shooting still images. Interval photo recording mode: Shooting still images at regular intervals until you stop shooting. Loop recording mode: When the memory card capacity decreases, the camera deletes older memory and keeps recording.
  • Page 19: Image Quality

    You can connect up to 5 cameras at the same time with the multi connection. There are shooting modes that cannot be set depending on the connected camera. Refer to the instruction manual of the camera. You can press the UP/DOWN buttons of this unit to move the cursor and switch the Live-View display on the LCD screen of this unit to the display of any of the connected cameras.
  • Page 20: Play Mode

    [16] How to use Changing the Settings List of setting items List of setting items You can display and change the settings by pressing the MENU button while the camera and remote control are connected via Wi-Fi. There are shooting modes that cannot be set depending on the connected camera or selected shooting mode.
  • Page 21: Time Code/User

    Still image mode switching: Sets the shooting still image mode. Still image shooting interval: Sets the still image shooting interval for high speed continuous shooting and motion shot LE shooting. Self-timer: Sets the self-timer. Interval photo recording settings The items listed below can be set in the interval photo recording mode. SteadyShot: Activates the camera-shake reduction when shooting.
  • Page 22: Monitor

    Screen rotation: Changes the directions of LCD screen and UP button/DOWN button of this unit. Monitor brightness: Sets LCD screen brightness of this unit. Date & time setting: Sets the year/month/day. Area setting: Sets the regions defined by time difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
  • Page 23 XAVC S 4K 100Mbps XAVC S 4K 100Mbps XAVC S 4K 60Mbps XAVC S 4K 60Mbps XAVC S 4K 100Mbps XAVC S 4K 60Mbps (When the movie record format is set to XAVC S HD) XAVC S HD 100Mbps XAVC S HD 100Mbps XAVC S HD 60Mbps XAVC S HD 60Mbps XAVC S HD 50Mbps...
  • Page 24 3. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (SteadyShot) and press the REC/ENTER button. 4. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the following setting, and press the REC/ENTER button. : Uses SteadyShot. (Field angle: 120°) : Does not use SteadyShot.
  • Page 25 down. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the setting, then press the REC/ENTER button. Select the settings below. Movie settings Still image settings Interval photo recording settings Loop recording settings 3.
  • Page 26 : Shoots images in an image quality suitable for bluish subjects, such as when shooting at aquariums or under blue-lit water. [22] How to use Changing the Settings Shooting settings White balance You can adjust the white balance according to your preference. 1.
  • Page 27 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the setting, then press the REC/ENTER button. Select the settings below. Movie settings Still image settings Interval photo recording settings Loop recording settings 3. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (AE shift), and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 28: Color

    1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Movie settings) or (Loop recording settings) and press the REC/ENTER button. 3. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Movie format), and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 29 Wind noise reduction This function automatically reduces wind noise when you record using the built-in microphone. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Movie settings) or (Loop recording settings) and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 30 processing time during which you cannot operate a camera. [29] How to use Changing the Settings Shooting settings Still image shooting interval You can select the continuous shooting setting for using high speed continuous shooting or Motion Shot 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed.
  • Page 31 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Still image settings) - (Self-timer) and press the REC/ENTER button. 3. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the following setting, then press the REC/ENTER button. : Does not use the self-timer. : Sets the self-timer to activate after 2 seconds.
  • Page 32 [32] How to use Changing the Settings Shooting settings Loop recording time Set the limit of the loop recording time. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Loop recording settings) - (Loop recording interval) and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 33 Presetting the time code/user bit Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the value, then press the REC/ENTER button. When the above operation is performed 4 times, the four 2-digit numbers are set and switches to Live- View display. The time code can be selected within the following range.
  • Page 34 : Prevents operation of the camera using the infrared remote control. Note The infrared remote control RMT-845 (sold separately) is required to use this function. Purchase it at a Sony service center. You can operate only the following settings using the RMT-845 (sold separately). Other settings are inoperable.
  • Page 35: Auto Power Off

    You can select the NTSC/PAL setting, depending on the TV system of the country or region where you use the camera. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Connecting devices settings) - (Switching NTSC/PAL) and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 36 When this unit is not connected to the camera via Wi-Fi, the camera settings cannot be changed. [37] How to use Changing the Settings Connecting devices settings Beep You can set the audible notification for camera operation. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed.
  • Page 37 Formatting is complete. Select (Back), then press the REC/ENTER button to cancel the formatting. Note Save important images to devices such as a computer before formatting. When this unit is not connected to the camera via Wi-Fi, the camera settings cannot be changed. To return to the setting item selection screen from the setting value selection screen, select To apply the setting or value selected on the selection screen, select [39] How to use...
  • Page 38: Date & Time/Area/Daylight Saving Time (Summer Time)

    [41] How to use Changing the Settings Remote control settings Monitor brightness You can set the brightness of the LCD screen. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Remote control settings) - (Monitor brightness) and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 39 Y-M-D: Year-Month-Day M(Eng)-D-Y: Month (in English)-Day-Year M-D-Y: Month-Day-Year D-M-Y: Day-Month-Year Area setting: Sets the region defined by the time difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the time difference, then press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 40 [44] How to use Changing the Settings Remote control settings Version The software version of this unit is displayed. 1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Remote control settings) - (Version) and press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 41: Playing Back

    1. Press the MENU button. The list of setting items is displayed. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Remote control settings) - (Airplane mode) and press the REC/ENTER button. 3. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select the following setting, then press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 42: Switching The Screen

    You can play back images recorded with the camera on this unit. The procedure below explains how to play back movies. 1. Press the MENU button in the shooting mode selection screen. 2. Press the UP button or DOWN button to select (Playback with this unit), then press the REC/ENTER button.
  • Page 43 4. Shooting information (available only during the single connection) The screen is turned off during the multi connection. [50] How to use Viewing Deleting images Deleting images Delete unnecessary images saved in the memory card of the camera. 1. Press the MENU button in the shooting mode selection screen. 2.
  • Page 44: On Moisture

    [52] How to use Others Precautions On moisture condensation If this unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, moisture may condense inside or outside the unit. This moisture condensation may cause a malfunction to the unit. If moisture condensation occurs Turn off the unit and wait about 1 hour for the moisture to evaporate.
  • Page 45: Waterproof

    If the sealing gasket or its mating surfaces become scratched, consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. If dirt or sand gets on the sealing gasket or its mating surfaces, wipe the area clean with a soft cloth that does not leave behind any fibers.
  • Page 46: The List Of Time Differences For World

    This unit sinks in water. Use the belt supplied with this unit to prevent it from sinking. You cannot use the Wi-Fi function of this unit underwater. [57] How to use Others The list of time differences for world capitals The list of time differences for world capitals Time differences with the standard times of world cities (as of 2015).
  • Page 47 Tokyo/Seoul +09:00 Adelaide/Darwin +09:30 Melbourne/Sydney +10:00 New Caledonia +11:00 Fiji/Wellington +12:00 Midway -11:00 Hawaii -10:00 Alaska -09:00 San Francisco/Tijuana -08:00 Denver/Arizona -07:00 Chicago/Mexico City -06:00 New York/Bogota -05:00 Santiago -04:00 St.John’s -03:30 Brasilia/Montevideo -03:00 Fernando de Noronha -02:00...
  • Page 48: Specifications

    Azores/Cape Verde Is. -01:00 [58] How to use Others Specifications Specifications [Input terminal] Multi/Micro USB Terminal: micro-B/USB (For charging) [Power] Power requirements: Rechargeable battery pack: 3.6 V (Internal battery) Multi/Micro USB Terminal: 5.0 V Charging method: USB charging: DC 5.0 V, 500 mA/800 mA Charging time: Via a computer Internal battery: Approx.
  • Page 49: Connection

    GPL/LGPL. Source code is provided on the web. Use the following URL to download it. http://www.sony.net/Products/Linux/ We would prefer you do not contact us about the contents of source code. Copies of the licenses (in English) are stored in the internal memory of this unit.
  • Page 50: Maintenance Of The Lcd

    Remove the battery pack when not in use for a long time Remove the USB cable from this unit when not in use for a long time and store it. If not, it may cause a fire. [62] How to use Others Care and storage Maintenance of the LCD screen...
  • Page 51: Disposal Of This

    On charging the battery pack Charge the battery pack before using this unit. We recommend charging the battery pack in an ambient temperature of between 10°C to 30°C (50°F to 86°F) until the POWER/CHG (Charge) lamp turns off. The battery pack may not be effectively charged in temperatures outside this range.
  • Page 52 5. Push the hook outwards and remove the battery pack. Note When removing the built-in battery pack of this unit, be careful of the following. Remove the screws, etc. away from small children to prevent accidental swallowing. Be careful not to injure your nails or fingers. [66] Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Cannot connect this unit and the camera via Wi-...
  • Page 53 Fully discharge the battery pack once, then charge it to correct the indication. Fully charge the battery pack again. If the problem persists, the battery pack is worn out. Consult your nearest Sony dealer. [71] Troubleshooting Warning indicators and error messages...
  • Page 54 The camera is not recognized. Follow the steps in “Connecting this unit to a camera via Wi-Fi (Single connection)” or “Connecting this unit to multiple cameras via Wi-Fi (Multi connection).” Signal traffic may be heavy or this unit may be too far from the access point. 02-01/02-03 Camera error Confirm the accessing camera or memory card.
  • Page 55 When a code starting with a letter appears in the monitor, the self-diagnosis of this unit is working. Since some repairs may be necessary, consult your nearest Sony dealer and inform them of all codes starting with an E or a C.