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Using The Preset White Balance Settings - Sony 300PF Operating Instructions Manual

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To save the white balance adjustment for different
lighting conditions, repeat steps 2 to 4 above. You can
save two different values for the white balance, in
memories A and B.
To recall a white balance value from memory
Before beginning shooting, set the W. BAL switch to
the A or B position. This automatically sets the
camcorder to the white balance adjustment saved in
the corresponding memory.
If white balance adjustment cannot be
completed automatically
The warning message "AUTO WHITE -NG-" appears
in the viewfinder.
Make the necessary corrections, then carry out the
process again.
Warning messages for white balance adjustment
Message
Meaning and corrections to be made
AUTO WHITE
Light level is too low.
-NG-
• Increase the illumination level, open
:LOW LIGHT
the iris, or use the GAIN switch to
increase the video signal level.
TRY AGAIN
• Check the setting of the FILTER
control.
• After these checks, retry the
adjustment.
AUTO WHITE
The subject is not white, or the lighting
-NG-
level is too high.
:
??
• Use a white subject.
TRY AGAIN
• Lower the illumination level, stop down
the iris, or use the GAIN switch to
decrease the video signal level.
• Check the setting of the FILTER
control.
• After these checks, retry the
adjustment.
AUTO WHITE
The color temperature is too low. Try
-NG-
the following, in this order of
precedence.
:C.TEMP.LOW
(1) If the FILTER control is in position 2,
CHG.FILTER
3 or 4, change it to position 1, then
TRY AGAIN
retry the adjustment.
(2) Check that the subject is completely
white, then retry the adjustment.
(3) The color temperature may be
outside the range of the camcorder.
Fit an appropriate color temperature
conversion filter, then retry the
adjustment.
The color temperature is too high. Try
AUTO WHITE
the following, in this order of
-NG-
precedence.
:C.TEMP.HI
(1) If the FILTER control is in position 1,
CHG.FILTER
change it to position 2, 3 or 4, then
TRY AGAIN
retry the adjustment.
(2) Check that the subject is completely
white, then retry the adjustment.
(3) The color temperature may be
outside the range of the camcorder.
Fit an appropriate color temperature
conversion filter, then retry the
adjustment.
WHITE:PRESET
The W. BAL switch is in the PRESET
position.
Move the W. BAL switch to the A or B
position.
BARS
The camcorder is outputting a color bar
signal.
Move the OUTPUT/DL/DCC+ switch to
one of the CAM positions.
Using the Preset White Balance
Settings
The camcorder provides two preset white balance
settings, for instant shooting with approximately the
correct adjustment.
There are also particular shooting conditions under
which the preset values may give better results than the
human eye adjustment.
1
Set the W. BAL switch to PRESET.
2
Set the FILTER control.
The white balance is automatically adjusted for
3200 K when the FILTER control is in position 1
and for 5600 K in position 2, 3 or 4.
To switch the 3200 K preset to the 3000 K
preset
Change the setting in advanced menu page 3 (see page
85). Depending on shooting conditions, select the
better one.
Chapter 5 Adjustments and Settings
101

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