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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

Xacti Library

About Xacti Library
i A camera that includes the Xacti Library feature allows you to connect the
camera to an external hard disk (commercially sold) and copy files from
your camera directly to the hard disk. Enjoy seeing the superior quality of
high definition images recorded with your camera on your TV.
i Check your camera's instruction manual to see if your camera has the Xacti
Library feature.
i See "SPECIFICATIONS" on page 34 in this manual for details about which
hard disks can be connected.
i The appearance of the camera and/or external hard disk shown in this
manual's illustrations may be different from the devices that you are using.
Thank you for purchasing this product.
Please read this Instruction Manual carefully before using the Xacti Library. Make
sure to also read and understand the separate booklet "SAFETY MANUAL". Keep
it along with this manual in a safe place for future reference.

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    INSTRUCTION MANUAL Xacti Library About Xacti Library i A camera that includes the Xacti Library feature allows you to connect the camera to an external hard disk (commercially sold) and copy files from your camera directly to the hard disk. Enjoy seeing the superior quality of high definition images recorded with your camera on your TV.
  • Page 2: How To Read This Manual

    How to read this manual Symbols used in this manual HINT Indicates further instructions or special points of practical interest. CAUTION Points that require special attention. (page xx) Refer to the page indicated for detailed information. English...
  • Page 3 GETTING STARTED USING THE Xacti Library Setup Connect the camera to the other devices. h Please make sure that the camera and all devices are turned OFF before proceeding. h For detailed information, please see the camera’s Instruction Manual. Set input “VIDEO” Hard disk Use the cable included with your camera to...
  • Page 4 GETTING STARTED USING THE Xacti Library Create a library When using a hard disk for the first time with Xacti Library, a library is created on the hard disk. Turn on the power to the devices in the following order: camera → hard disk →...
  • Page 5 Copy files Copy files from the card to the hard disk. Select “YES” and press the SET button. h The Data Transfer Screen appears. Select “BEGIN TRANSFER” and press the SET button. h File copying begins. h When copying is completed, the Transfer Complete Confirmation Screen appears.
  • Page 6 GETTING STARTED USING THE Xacti Library Playback Select “SELECT PLAY FILE”, and press the SET button. h The screen to select the playback file appears. Select “Library ROLL”, and press the SET button. h The list of rolls appears. Select the desired roll to play back, and press the SET button. h The rest of the playback procedure is the same as normal camera operation.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS HOW TO ENJOY THE Xacti Library FEATURE ... 2 SETUP ASSEMBLE THE DEVICES ... 5 CONNECTIONS ... 8 COPY Copy files from the camera to the hard disk ... 10 Display the Xacti Library Menu ... 10 Copy files ... 11 Copy files after sorting them into folders by date ...
  • Page 8: How To Enjoy The Xacti Library Feature

    HOW TO ENJOY THE Xacti Library FEATURE The Xacti Library feature is a system that allows you to save the files stored in your camera’s card to a large-capacity hard disk—all without using a computer. Copying files between the camera and hard disk made easy You can copy files recorded with your camera to a hard disk, as well as transfer files from the hard disk to your camera’s card.
  • Page 9: How To Enjoy The Xacti Library Feature

    HOW TO ENJOY THE Xacti Library FEATURE Reproduce the high quality of captured images Because the files from your hard disk can be output directly to your TV, you can enjoy watching video clips without losing any of the recorded high definition.
  • Page 10 Use the album feature to organize your files Organizing your files into albums is a snap. By storing the files copied to the hard disk into albums, you can play a slideshow of just those files you stored. CREATE NEW ALBUM EDIT ALBUM DELETE ALBUM HINT...
  • Page 11: Setup

    SETUP ASSEMBLE THE DEVICES You will need the following devices in order to use the Xacti Library. Camera To check if your camera has the Xacti Library feature, please refer to the instruction manual that accompanied the camera. Use the docking station (included with some models). Remote control unit Use the remote control unit that was included with your camera.
  • Page 12: Hard Disk

    The hard disk should have a USB terminal that is USB 2.0 High Speed compatible. For more information about compatible hard disks, please see page 34 and visit our website at: http://www.sanyo-dsc.com/ By using a full HD (high definition) compatible TV, you will be able to enjoy the excellent image quality of video clips recorded in the full HD mode.
  • Page 13 ASSEMBLE THE DEVICES Others i A TV connection cable (example: S-AV interface cable, component cable, HDMI cable, etc.) is necessary. i A hard disk connection cable (example: USB interface cable, USB converter cable, etc.) is necessary. English...
  • Page 14: Connections

    CONNECTIONS Connect all the devices. h Please make sure that the camera and all devices are turned OFF before proceeding. h For detailed information, please see the camera’s Instruction Manual. Set input to “VIDEO” Hard disk Use the cable included with your camera to connect the docking station or the camera to...
  • Page 15 CONNECTIONS CAUTION Caution when disconnecting cables i When using the Xacti Library, do not remove the camera or disconnect the USB cable. If the USB cable is disconnected while accessing the media, not only may the stored files be damaged, but it may also become necessary to reformat the media, and in doing so, lose all the data.
  • Page 16: Copy

    Copy files from the camera to the hard disk Copy files from the card installed in the camera, or from the camera’s internal memory, to the hard disk. h The Xacti Library can also be operated using the camera’s controls, but it is recommended that you use the remote control unit while watching your TV screen.
  • Page 17: Copy Files

    Copy files from the camera to the hard disk Press the MENU button. h The Xacti Library Menu appears. DATA TRANSFER: Copy files from the card to the hard disk. SELECT PLAY FILE: Play back files that were copied to the hard disk.
  • Page 18: Copy Files After Sorting Them Into Folders By Date

    Copy files after sorting them into folders by date Create a folder for each capture date, and copy files into the respective folders according to their capture date. In step 3 of “Copy files” (page 11), select “TRANSFER SETTINGS”, and press the SET button.
  • Page 19 Copy files from the camera to the hard disk HINT Sort files into folders by date after they have been copied i To sort files by date into dated folders you have already created, from “PLAYBACK MENU 2” of the Xacti Library Menu, select “SORT BY DATE”, and press the SET button.
  • Page 20: Copy Single Files

    Copy single files Copy individual or multiple files while using the TV or the monitor to confirm the file. Display the file from the copy source. Hard disk file: page 15 Card file: page 19 Access the Xacti Library Menu (page 10). From “PLAYBACK MENU 2”...
  • Page 21: Playback

    PLAY HARD DISK FILES Play back files that were copied to the hard disk using the Xacti Library’s copy function. Display the screen to select playback files You can specify whether to play back files by rolls or by calendar date. The operation to play back albums (page 20) is also performed from this screen.
  • Page 22: Select A Roll To Play

    Select a roll to play Select “Library ROLL”, and press the SET button. h The list of rolls appears. Select the desired roll to play back, and press the SET button. h The rest of the playback procedure is the same as normal camera operation.
  • Page 23: Select Playback Files From The Calendar

    PLAY HARD DISK FILES Select playback files from the calendar Select a capture date from the calendar, and play back the corresponding files. Display the screen to select playback files (page 15). Select “Library CALENDAR”, and press the SET button. h The calendar month for the most recently copied files appears.
  • Page 24: Play Back An Album

    Play back an album Play back files in a Xacti Library album (page 20). Display the screen to select playback files (page 15). Select “ALBUM”, and press the SET button. h A list of albums appears. Select the desired album to play back, and press the SET button. h Album playback begins.
  • Page 25: Play Back Camera Files

    PLAY HARD DISK FILES Play back camera files Play back files from your camera. Display the Xacti Library Menu (page 10). Select “SELECT PLAY FILE”, and press the SET button. Select “CARD”, and press the SET button. h The rest of the playback procedure is the same as normal camera operation.
  • Page 26: Organize (Album)

    CREATE AND EDIT ALBUMS Files that were copied to the hard disk can be stored in “albums”. Create a new album Create an album in which you can organize selected files from various dates and rolls. Display the Xacti Library Menu (page 10). Select “EDIT ALBUM”...
  • Page 27 CREATE AND EDIT ALBUMS Select “CREATE NEW ALBUM”, and press the SET button. h The Edit Album Menu appears. Select “ADD”, and press the SET button. h The screen to select data to add appears. English ALBUM 001 MOVE DELETE NEXT <Edit Album Menu>...
  • Page 28 Select files to add to the album, and press the SET button. h The selected files are added to the album, and you are returned to the Edit Album Screen. h Repeat steps 4 and 5 to add more files to the album as desired.
  • Page 29: Add Files From Other Folders/Rolls

    CREATE AND EDIT ALBUMS Add files from other folders/rolls On the screen in step 4 on page 21, select “OTHER FOLDERS”, and press the SET button. h The screen to select a folder appears. <To add files from a folder> 1 Select the desired folder, and press the SET button.
  • Page 30: Confirming The Playback Settings (Slideshow Settings)

    Confirming the playback settings (slideshow settings) Use the Playback Settings Confirmation Screen to manage the album playback settings. TIME: When still images are played back, adjust the transition speed (the period that an image is displayed before it changes to the next image).
  • Page 31: Edit An Album

    CREATE AND EDIT ALBUMS Edit an album Once an album has been created, you can add files to it, remove files from it, rearrange the order in which files will be played back, as well as change the playback settings. Add files to an album Add files to an album that is already created.
  • Page 32 Select “ADD”, move the pointer to the place you wish to add files, and press the SET button. h The screen to select files to add appears. h To select files from other folders or rolls, please see page 23. Select files to add to the album, and press the SET button.
  • Page 33: Move Album Files

    CREATE AND EDIT ALBUMS Move album files Change the order of files in an album. Display the Xacti Library Menu (page 10). Select “EDIT ALBUM” and press the SET button. h The Edit Album Screen appears. Select “EDIT ALBUM”, move the orange frame to the file you wish to move, and press the SET button.
  • Page 34 Place the pointer over the desired position, and press the SET button. h The selected file is moved, and you are returned to the Edit Album Screen. Press the [ ] button. h The screen to confirm the playback settings appears. To change the playback settings, see page 24.
  • Page 35: Remove Album Files

    CREATE AND EDIT ALBUMS Remove album files Remove files from an album (deregister). Display the Xacti Library Menu (page 10). Select “EDIT ALBUM” and press the SET button. h The Edit Album Screen appears. Select “EDIT ALBUM”, move the orange frame to the album from which you wish to delete files, and press the SET button.
  • Page 36 Select “DELETE”, move the orange frame to the file you wish to delete, and press the SET button. Press the [ ] button. h The screen to confirm the playback settings appears. To change the playback settings, see page 24. Select “SAVE SCREEN”, and press the SET button.
  • Page 37: Delete An Album

    DELETE AN ALBUM Once an album is deleted, it cannot be recovered. Before deleting an album, be sure to carefully check its contents. Display the Xacti Library Menu (page 10). Select “EDIT ALBUM” and press the SET button. h The Edit Album Screen appears. Move the orange frame to the album you wish to delete, select “DELETE ALBUM”, and press the...
  • Page 38: Format Hard Disk

    FORMAT HARD DISK To format the hard disk, use the following procedure. Display the screen to play back files on the hard disk using the Xacti Library feature (page 15). From the OPTION MENU select “FORMAT”, and press the SET button.
  • Page 39 FORMAT HARD DISK CAUTION Before formatting the hard disk i Formatting the hard disk will erase all the files stored in it. You should first copy any data you want to keep to another storage medium. If “Format?” appears when Xacti Library is launched... i The camera is connected to a hard disk whose file system cannot be used with Xacti Library.
  • Page 40: Appendices

    DVD for example, of the files in the hard disk you are using for the Xacti Library. Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for loss of files/data due to failure of your hard disk.
  • Page 41: Hard Disk Directory Configuration

    SPECIFICATIONS Hard disk directory configuration 20061107 ROOT ASSETS Copy date 20061108 RESOURCE ALBUM INDEX.PVM English ROLL001 100SANYO DCIM Roll name Folder number 101SANYO ROLL002 DCIM 100SANYO 100SANYO ROLL001 DCIM ALBUM001.PVM ALBUM002.PVM ALBUM003.PVM SANY0001.JPG SANY0002.JPG SANY0003.MP4 Image number SANY0004.MP4 SANY0005.M4A Sound number SANY0001.JPG SANY0002.JPG SANY0003.MP4...
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