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Troubleshooting
Operating Instructions
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Owner's Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom.
Record the serial number in the space provided below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony
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Model No. DSC-T5
Serial No. ___________________________
2635482110
© 2005 Sony Corporation
DSC-T5
"Read This First" (separate volume)
Explains the set-up and basic operations for
shooting/playback with your camera.
2-635-482-11(1)
Enjoying the
camera
Using the menu
Using the Setup screen
Using your computer
Printing still images
Connecting your
camera to your TV
Troubleshooting
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  • Page 1 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DSC-T5 Serial No. ___________________________ “Read This First”...
  • Page 2: Regulatory Information

    (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. If you have any questions about this product, you may call: Sony Customer Information Services Center 1-800-222-SONY (7669) The number below is for the FCC related matters only. Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: DSC-T5...
  • Page 3: For Customers In Europe

    If the plug supplied with this equipment has a detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse cover after you change the fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony service station.
  • Page 4: Notes On Using Your Camera

    Types of “Memory Stick” that can be used (not supplied) The IC recording medium used by this camera is a “Memory Stick Duo”. There are two types of “Memory Stick”. “Memory Stick Duo”: you can use a “Memory Stick Duo” with your camera.
  • Page 5 • Do not use the camera near a location that generates strong radio waves or emits radiation. The camera may not be able to record or play back properly. • Using the camera in sandy or dusty locations may cause malfunctions. •...
  • Page 6 For full use of the digital still camera Prepare the camera and shoot images easily “Read This First” (separate volume) 1 Prepare the battery pack 2 Turn the camera on/set the clock 3 Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) 4 Select the image size for use 5 Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) Shoot still images (Scene Selection)
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Notes on using your camera ...4 Enjoying the camera Basic techniques for better images ...10 Focus – Focusing on a subject successfully... 10 Exposure – Adjusting the light intensity ... 11 Color – On the effects of lighting... 12 Quality – On “image quality” and “image size” ... 12 Identifying parts...14 Indicators on the screen ...16 Changing the screen display ...20...
  • Page 8 Viewing menu ... 37 (Folder) - (Protect) DPOF (Print) (Slide) (Resize) (Rotate) (Divide) (Setup) Trimming Using the Setup screen Using Setup items Camera 1 ... 45 AF Mode Digital Zoom Date/Time Red Eye Reduction AF Illuminator Auto Review Camera 2 ... 48 Enlarged Icon Internal Memory Tool...
  • Page 9 Using your computer Enjoying your Windows computer ...55 Copying images to your computer...57 Viewing image files stored on a computer with your camera (using a “Memory Stick Duo”) ...64 Using the supplied software ...65 Using your Macintosh computer...67 Printing still images How to print still images ...69 Printing images directly using a PictBridge compliant printer ...70 Printing at a shop ...74...
  • Page 10: Enjoying The Camera

    Enjoying the camera Basic techniques for better images Focus Exposure Focus Focusing on a subject successfully When you press the shutter button halfway down, the camera adjusts the focus automatically (Auto Focus). Remember to press the shutter button only halfway down. Press the shutter button fully down straight away.
  • Page 11: Exposure Adjusting The Light Intensity

    Exposure Adjusting the light intensity You can create various images by adjusting the exposure and the ISO sensitivity. Exposure is the amount of light that the camera will receive when you release the shutter. Exposure: Overexposure = too much light Whitish image Correct exposure Underexposure...
  • Page 12: Color - On The Effects Of Lighting

    Color On the effects of lighting The apparent color of the subject is affected by the lighting conditions. Example: The color of an image affected by light sources Weather/lighting Characteristics of White (standard) light The color tones are adjusted automatically in the auto adjustment mode. However, you can adjust color tones manually with [White Bal] (page 32).
  • Page 13 Selecting the image size for use (t step 4 in “Read This First”) Pixel The default settings are marked with Image size 5M (2592×1944) 3:2* (2592×1728) 3M (2048×1536) 1M (1280×960) VGA(E-Mail) (640×480) 16:9(HDTV)** (1920×1080) * Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards, etc. ** Both edges of the image may be cut off when printing (page 87).
  • Page 14: Identifying Parts

    See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. A Shutter button ( step 5 in “Read This First”) B Mode switch (24) C Flash ( step 5 in “Read This First”) D Self-timer lamp ( First”)/AF illuminator (47) E POWER button ( First”) F POWER lamp ( step 2 in “Read This...
  • Page 15 L “Memory Stick Duo” slot step 3 in “Read This First”) M Battery insertion slot step 1 in “Read This First”) N Battery eject lever step 1 in “Read This First”) O Multi connector (bottom) When using an AC-LS5K AC Adaptor (not supplied) 2 To the multi connector Cable for multi-use...
  • Page 16: Indicators On The Screen

    See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. When shooting still images 60min When shooting movies 60min 00:00:00 STBY Display STBY [ 00:28:25 ] C:32:00 + 2.0 Display 1.0m Indication Battery remaining ( 60min 1 in “Read This First”) AE/AF lock ( “Read This First”) Recording mode (24, 33)
  • Page 17 Display Indication Image size ( “Read This First”) VGA 16:9 FINE 1 6 0 FINE STD Image quality (33) Recording folder (50) • This does not appear when using internal memory. Remaining internal memory capacity (21) Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity (21) 00:00:00 Recording time [maximum [00:28:05]...
  • Page 18 When playing back still images 60min BACK/NEXT When playing back movies 60min 12/12 C:32:00 +2.0EV F3.5 VOLUME Display Indication Battery remaining ( 60min 1 in “Read This First”) Image size ( “Read This First”) 16:9 FINE 1 6 0 Recording mode (24, 33) Playback ( “Read This First”) Volume (...
  • Page 19 Display Indication PictBridge connecting (71) Recording folder (50) • This does not appear when using internal memory. Playback folder (37) • This does not appear when using internal memory. Remaining internal memory capacity (21) Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity (21) 8/8 12/12 Image number/Number of images recorded in selected folder...
  • Page 20: Changing The Screen Display

    Changing the screen display Each time you press the on/off) button, the display changes as follows. Histogram on 60min Histogram display S AF (page 29) Indicators off S AF Indicators on 60min S AF • When you set the histogram display to on, image information is displayed during playback.
  • Page 21: Number Of Still Images And Recording Time Of Movies

    • Movies with the size set to [640(Fine)] can only be recorded on a “Memory Stick PRO Duo”. • For image size and image quality, see page 12. • When images recorded using earlier Sony models are played back on this camera, the display may differ from the actual image size.
  • Page 22: When You Do Not Have A "memory Stick Duo" (recording With The Internal Memory)

    When you do not have a “Memory Stick Duo” (Recording with the internal memory) The camera has 32 MB of internal memory. This memory is not removable. Even when there is no “Memory Stick Duo” inserted in the camera, you can record images using this internal memory.
  • Page 23: Battery Life And Number Of Images That Can Be Recorded/viewed

    Battery life and number of images that can be recorded/viewed The tables show the approximate number of images that can be recorded/viewed and the battery life when you shoot images in [Normal] mode with the battery pack (supplied) at full capacity and at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • Page 24: Using The Mode Switch

    Set the mode switch to the desired function. Control button Still image shooting modes Auto: Auto adjustment mode Allows easy shooting with the settings adjusted automatically. This First” Program: Program auto shooting mode Allows you to shoot with the exposure adjusted automatically (both the shutter speed and the aperture value).
  • Page 25 Scene Selection For details step 5 in “Read This First” For shooting an image appropriately according to the scene condition, a combination of functions is determined by the camera. AF range Macro Flash finder — — — Center AF — —...
  • Page 26: Using The Menu

    Using the menu Using menu items v/V/b/B button z button Turn on the power and set the mode switch. Different items are available depending on the position of the mode switch and the settings. Press MENU to display the menu. Select the desired menu item with b/B on the control button.
  • Page 27: Menu Items

    Menu items The menu items available vary depending on the mode switch position. Only the available items are displayed on the screen. Mode switch position: Menu for shooting (page 29) (Camera) (EV) 9 (Focus) (Metering Mode) WB (White Bal) (P.Quality) Mode (REC Mode) BRK (Bracket Step) (Interval)
  • Page 28 Menu for viewing (page 37) (Folder) - (Protect) DPOF (Print) (Slide) (Resize) (Rotate) (Divide) (Setup) Trimming** * The operation is limited according to the Scene mode (page 25). **Available only during enlarged playback. For details on the operation — — —...
  • Page 29: Shooting Menu

    Shooting menu The default settings are marked with (Camera) Select the still image camera mode. (EV) Toward – +2.0EV –2.0EV • For details on the exposure t page 11 • The compensation value can be set in 1/3EV increments. • If a subject is being shot in extremely bright or dark conditions, or the flash is used, the exposure adjustment may not be effective.
  • Page 30: Focus)

    9 (Focus) You can change the focus method. Use the menu when it is difficult to get the proper focus in auto focus mode. (unlimited distance) 7.0m 3.0m 1.0m 0.5m Spot AF ( Center AF Multi AF (Multipoint AF) (Still image (Movie For details on the operation Focuses on the subject using a previously set distance to the...
  • Page 31 • AF stands for Auto Focus. • Distance setting information in [Focus] is approximate. If you point the lens up or down, the error increases. • When you are shooting movies, [Multi AF] is recommended as the AF works even with a certain amount of vibration.
  • Page 32: (metering Mode)

    (Metering Mode) Selects the metering mode that sets which part of the subject to measure to determine the exposure. Spot (Spot metering) Center (Center-weighted metering) ( Multi (Multi-pattern metering) • For details on the exposure t page 11 • When using spot metering or center-weighted metering, setting [9] (Focus) to [Center AF] is recommended to focus on the metering position (page 30).
  • Page 33: Iso

    Selects a luminous sensitivity with units of ISO. The larger the number, the higher the sensitivity. Auto • For details on the ISO sensitivity t page 11 • Note that the image tends to become noisier as the ISO sensitivity number increases. •...
  • Page 34 On the [Multi Burst] • You can successively play back images shot in the Multi Burst mode using the following procedures: – To pause/resume: Press z on the control button. – To play back frame-by-frame: Press b/B in pause mode. Press z to resume playback in series. •...
  • Page 35 BRK (Bracket Step) Records a series of three images with the exposure values automatically shifted. ±1.0EV ±0.7EV ±0.3EV • BRK (Bracket Step) is not displayed in some Scene modes. (Interval) Selects the frame interval in the [Multi Burst] mode (page 33). 1/7.5 (1/7.5") 1/15 (1/15") 1/30 (1/30")
  • Page 36 (Saturation) Adjusts the saturation of the image. Normal – ( (Contrast) Adjusts the contrast of the image. Normal – ( (Sharpness) Adjusts the sharpness of the image. Normal – ( (Setup) See page 44. For details on the operation Toward +: Brightens the color. Toward –: Darkens the color.
  • Page 37: Viewing Menu

    Viewing menu The default settings are marked with (Folder) Selects the folder containing the image you want to play back when using the camera with “Memory Stick Duo”. Cancel 1 Select the desired folder with b/B on the control button. Select Folder Folder Name: 102MSDCF...
  • Page 38 - (Protect) Protects images against accidental erasure. Protect (-) Exit To protect images in single-image mode 1 Display the image you want to protect. 2 Press MENU to display the menu. 3 Select [-] (Protect) with b/B on the control button, then press z. The image is protected and the - (protect) indicator appears on the image.
  • Page 39: Dpof

    To cancel the protection In single-image mode Press in step 3 or 4 of “To protect images in single-image mode.” In index mode 1 Select the image for which you want to remove protection in step index mode.” 2 Press z to turn the - indicator gray. 3 Repeat the operation above for all images to be unprotected.
  • Page 40 Image Folder Repeat Start Cancel 1 Select [Interval], [Image] and [Repeat] with v/V/b/B on the control button. 2 Select [Start] with V/B, then press z. The slide show starts. To end the slide show, press z, select [Exit] with B, then press z. •...
  • Page 41 (Rotate) Cancel 1 Display the image to be rotated. 2 Press MENU to display the menu. ] (Rotate) with b/B on the control button, then press z. 3 Select [ 4 Select [ ] with v, then rotate the image with b/B. 5 Select [OK] with v/V, then press z.
  • Page 42 Example: Cutting a movie numbered 101_0002 This section describes an example of dividing a movie numbered 101_0002 and deleting it in the following file configuration. 101_0001 101_0002 1 Cutting scene A. 101_0002 Divide 101_0002 is divided into 101_0004 and 101_0005. 2 Cutting scene B.
  • Page 43: Trimming

    5 Press z at the desired cutting point. 60min 10/10 Divide 00:00:02 Dividing Point Cancel Exit • When you want to adjust the cutting point, select [c/C] (frame rewind/forward) and adjust the cutting point using b/B. • If you want to change the cutting point, select [Cancel]. The playback of the movie starts again. 6 Select [OK] with v/V, and press z.
  • Page 44: Using The Setup Screen

    Using the Setup screen Using Setup items You can change the default settings using the Setup screen. v/V/b/B button z button Turn on the power. Press MENU to display the menu. Press B on the control button to select Press v/V/b/B on the control button to select the item you want to set.
  • Page 45: Camera 1

    Camera 1 The default settings are marked with AF Mode Selects the auto focus operation mode. Single (S AF) Monitor (M AF) Digital Zoom Selects the digital zoom mode. The camera enlarges the image using optical zoom (up to 3×). When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses either smart or precision digital zoom.
  • Page 46: Date/time

    • The maximum zoom scale of smart zoom/precision zoom includes the scale of the optical zoom. • The AF range finder frame does not appear when using the digital zoom. The flashes, and AF operates with priority on subjects located near the center of the frame. •...
  • Page 47: Af Illuminator

    AF Illuminator The AF illuminator supplies fill light to focus more easily on a subject in dark surroundings. The AF illuminator emits red light allowing the camera to focus easily when the shutter button is pressed halfway, until the focus is locked. The Auto •...
  • Page 48: Camera 2

    Camera 2 The default settings are marked with Enlarged Icon Enlarges the setting indicator temporarily when you press (Macro). For details on the operation (Flash mode), Enlarges the indicators. Does not enlarge the indicators. page 44 (Self-timer), or...
  • Page 49: Internal Memory Tool

    Internal Memory Tool This item does not appear when a “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted in the camera. The default settings are marked with Format Formats the internal memory. • Note that formatting irrevocably erases all data in the internal memory, including even protected images. Cancel 1 Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press z.
  • Page 50: Memory Stick Tool

    Memory Stick Tool This item appears only when a “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted in the camera. The default settings are marked with Format Formats the “Memory Stick Duo”. A commercially available “Memory Stick Duo” is already formatted, and can be used immediately. •...
  • Page 51: Change Rec. Folder

    Change REC. Folder Changes the folder currently used for recording images. Cancel 1 Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press z. The folder selection screen appears. Select REC. Folder Folder Name: 102MSDCF No. Of Files: Created: 2005 1 1 1: : 05:34 Cancel BACK/NEXT...
  • Page 52: Setup 1

    Setup 1 The default settings are marked with LCD Backlight Selects the brightness of the LCD backlight when using the camera with battery pack. Bright Normal • Selecting [Bright] uses up the battery pack charge faster. Beep Selects the sound produced when you operate the camera. Shutter Language Selects the language to be used to display the menu items, warnings, and messages.
  • Page 53: Setup 2

    Setup 2 The default settings are marked with File Number Selects the method used to assign file numbers to images. Series Reset USB Connect Selects the USB mode to be used when connecting the camera to a computer or a PictBridge compliant printer using the cable for multi-use terminal.
  • Page 54: Video Out

    Video Out Sets the video signal output according to the TV color system of the connected video equipment. Different countries and regions use different TV color systems. If you want to view images on a TV screen, check page 77 for the TV color system of the country or region where the camera is used.
  • Page 55: Using Your Computer

    Using your computer Enjoying your Windows computer For details on using a Macintosh computer, refer to “Using your Macintosh computer” (page 67). Copying images to your computer (page 57) Viewing images on your computer Enjoying images using “PicturePackage” (page 65) Viewing images saved on your computer Storing images on a CD-R...
  • Page 56: Recommended Computer

    Recommended computer environment The following environment is recommended for a computer connected to the camera. Recommended environment for copying images OS (pre-installed): Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP Home Edition, or Windows XP Professional •...
  • Page 57: Copying Images To Your Computer

    Copying images to your computer This section describes the process using a Windows computer as an example. You can copy images from the camera to your computer as follows. For a computer with a “Memory Stick” slot Remove the “Memory Stick Duo” from the camera and insert it in the Memory Stick Duo Adaptor.
  • Page 58 Stage 2: Preparing the camera and the computer Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” with recorded images into the camera. • When copying images in the internal memory, this step is unnecessary. Insert the sufficiently charged battery pack in the camera, or connect the camera to a wall outlet (wall socket) with the AC Adaptor (not supplied).
  • Page 59 Stage 3: Connecting the camera and your computer 2 To the multi connector 1 To a USB connector Cable for multi- use terminal (supplied) • Set the switch on the supplied cable for multi-use terminal to “CAMERA”. CAMERA DISP SEL •...
  • Page 60 After making a USB connection in Stage 3, click [Copy pictures to a folder on my computer using Microsoft Scanner and Camera Wizard] [OK] as the wizard screen appears automatically on the desktop. The “Scanner and Camera Wizard” screen appears. Click [Next].
  • Page 61 Click [Finish]. The wizard screen closes. • To continue copying other images, disconnect the cable for multi-use terminal (page 62). Then follow the procedure explained in “Stage 3: Connecting the camera and your computer” on page 59. Stage 4-B: Copying images to a Computer •...
  • Page 62 For Windows 2000/Me/XP 1 Double-click 2 Click 3 Confirm the device on the confirmation window, then click [OK]. 4 Click [OK]. The device is disconnected. • Step 4 is unnecessary for Windows XP. on the tasktray. Double-click here (Sony DSC) [Stop].
  • Page 63 x For Windows 98/98SE Confirm that the access indicators (page 59) are white. If the access indicators have turned white, the device is disconnected from a computer. Image file storage destinations and file names The image files recorded with your camera are grouped as folders on the “Memory Stick Duo”.
  • Page 64: Viewing Image Files Stored On A Computer With Your Camera (using A "memory Stick Duo")

    “Memory Stick Duo” folder in the following order. 1Right-click the image file, then click [Copy]. 2Double-click [Removable Disk] or [Sony MemoryStick] in [My Computer]. 3Right-click the [sssMSDCF] folder in the [DCIM] folder, then click [Paste]. • sss stands for any number within the...
  • Page 65: Using The Supplied Software

    Using the supplied software This section describes the process using a Windows computer as an example. Overview of the supplied software The supplied CD-ROM contains two software applications: “PicturePackage” and “ImageMixer.” PicturePackage What you can do: A Burning Video CD The “ImageMixer VCD2”...
  • Page 66 Remove the CD-ROM as the shortcut icons of “PicturePackage Menu” and “PicturePackage destination Folder” are displayed after the installation. To start up the software Double-click the “PicturePackage Menu” • icon on the desktop. For information on the use of the software Click [?] at the upper-right corner of each screen to show the on-line help.
  • Page 67: Using Your Macintosh Computer

    Using your Macintosh computer You can copy images to your computer and create a video CD using “ImageMixer VCD2” (supplied). Recommended computer environment Recommended environment for copying images OS (pre-installed): Mac OS 9.1, 9.2, or Mac OS X (v10.0 or later) USB connector: Provided as standard Recommended environment for using “ImageMixer VCD2”...
  • Page 68 View images on the computer. Double-click the hard disk icon desired image file in the folder containing the copied files to open that image file. To delete the USB connection Perform the procedures listed below beforehand when: • Disconnecting the cable for multi-use terminal •...
  • Page 69: Printing Still Images

    Printing still images How to print still images When you print images shot in [16:9(HDTV)] mode, both edges may be cut off, so be sure to check before printing (page 87). Printing directly using a PictBridge compliant printer (page 70) You can print images by connecting the camera directly to a PictBridge compliant printer.
  • Page 70: Printing Images Directly Using A Pictbridge Compliant Printer

    compliant printer Even if you do not have a computer, you can print images shot using your camera by connecting the camera directly to a PictBridge compliant printer. • “PictBridge” is based on the CIPA standard. (CIPA: Camera & Imaging Products Association) In single-image mode You can print a single image on a printing...
  • Page 71 Stage 2: Connecting the camera to the printer Connect the multi connector on your camera and the USB jack on the printer with the supplied cable for multi-use terminal. 2 To the multi connector 1 To the Cable for multi-use USB jack terminal (supplied) •...
  • Page 72 [This image] Prints a displayed image. • If you select [This image] and set [Index] to [On] in step 2, you can print a set of the same images as an index image. Select print settings with v/V/b/B. Print Index Size Date Quantity...
  • Page 73 [Select] Selects images and prints all the selected images. Select the image you want to print with v/ V/b/B, then press z to display the mark. (Repeat this procedure to select other images.) Then, press MENU. [DPOF image] Prints all the images with a (Print order) mark regardless of the displayed image.
  • Page 74: Printing At A Shop

    You can take a “Memory Stick Duo” containing images shot with your camera to a photo printing service shop. As long as the shop supports photo printing services conforming to the DPOF, you can make a (Print order) mark on images in advance so that you do not need to reselect them when you print them out at the shop.
  • Page 75 Marking in index mode Display the index screen ( 6 in “Read This First”). Press MENU to display the menu. Select DPOF with b/B, then press Select [Select] with v/V, then press z. • You cannot add a mark in [All In This Folder].
  • Page 76: Connecting Your Camera To Your Tv

    Connecting your camera to your TV Viewing images on a TV screen You can view images on a TV screen by connecting the camera to a TV. Turn off both your camera and the TV before connecting the camera and the TV. Use the cable for multi-use terminal (supplied) to connect the camera to the TV.
  • Page 77 On TV color systems If you want to view images on a TV screen, you need a TV with a video input jack and the cable for multi-use terminal (supplied). The color system of the TV must match that of your digital still camera. Check the following lists for the TV color system of the country or region where the camera is used.
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting

    3 Initialize the settings (page 52). 4 Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Please understand that you give your consent that the contents of the internal memory may be checked when you send your camera to be repaired.
  • Page 79: Battery Pack And Power

    Battery pack and power The battery pack cannot be installed. As you insert the battery pack, use the tip of the battery pack to push the battery eject lever • toward the bottom of the camera ( Install the battery pack correctly ( •...
  • Page 80: Shooting Still Images/movies

    Shooting still images/movies Your camera cannot record images. Check the free capacity of the internal memory or “Memory Stick Duo” (page 21). If it is full, • do one of the following: Delete unnecessary images ( – – Change the “Memory Stick Duo”. You are using the “Memory Stick Duo”...
  • Page 81 Smart zoom does not function. Set [Digital Zoom] to [Smart] (page 45). • • This function cannot be used when: The image size is set to [5M] or [3:2]. – Shooting in Multi Burst mode. – Shooting movies. – The flash does not work. The flash is set to (No flash) ( •...
  • Page 82: Viewing Images

    The image colors are not correct. Picture Effect function is activated. Cancel the Picture Effect function (page 35). • Vertical streaks appear when you are shooting a very bright subject. The smear phenomenon is occurring. This phenomenon is not a malfunction. •...
  • Page 83: Deleting/editing Images

    The image does not appear on the TV screen. Check [Video Out] to see if the video output signal of your camera is set to the color system of • your TV (page 54). Check whether the connection is correct (page 76). •...
  • Page 84 The “Device Manager” appears. 3 Right-click [ The device is deleted. 4 Install the USB driver (page 57). step 2 in “Read This First”). [Device Manager]. Sony DSC], then click [Uninstall] step 1 in “Read This (Setup) menu (page 53). [OK].
  • Page 85: Memory Stick Duo

    You cannot copy images. Connect the camera and your computer correctly using the supplied cable for multi-use • terminal (page 59). Follow the designated copy procedure for your OS (pages 59, 67). • When you shoot images with a “Memory Stick Duo” formatted by a computer, you may not •...
  • Page 86: Internal Memory

    Check whether the computer and the card reader support “Memory Stick PRO Duo”. Users of • computers and card readers made by companies other than Sony should contact those manufacturers. If “Memory Stick PRO Duo” is not supported, connect the camera to the computer (pages 57 •...
  • Page 87 Printing Also see “PictBridge compliant printer” (as follows) in conjunction with the following items. Images are printed with both edges cut off. When you print an image shot with the image size set to [16:9(HDTV)], both edges of the • image may be cut off.
  • Page 88 Cannot insert the date or print images in the index mode. The printer does not provide these functions. Consult the printer manufacturer as to whether • the printer provides these functions or not. The date may not be inserted in the index mode depending on the printer. Consult the printer •...
  • Page 89 Others Your camera does not work. Use the type of battery pack you can use with this camera (page 95). • The battery level is low (The E indicator appears). Charge the battery pack ( • “Read This First”). The power is on, but the camera does not work. The built-in microcomputer is not working properly.
  • Page 90: Warning Indicators And Messages

    If you are unable to solve the problem even after trying the following corrective actions a few times, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. C:32: There is trouble with your camera’s •...
  • Page 91 Memory Stick locked You are using the “Memory Stick Duo” • with the write-protect switch, and the switch is set to the LOCK position. Set the switch to the recording position (page 93). No memory space in internal memory No memory space in Memory Stick Delete unnecessary images or files •...
  • Page 92 Enable printer to connect [USB Connect] is set to [PictBridge], • however the camera is connected to a non-PictBridge compliant device. Check the device. The connection is not established. • Disconnect and connect the cable for multi-use terminal again. If an error message is indicated on the printer, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the printer.
  • Page 93: On The "memory Stick

    Others On the “Memory Stick” A “Memory Stick” is a compact, portable IC recording medium. The types of “Memory Stick” that can be used with this camera are listed in the table below. However, proper operation cannot be guaranteed for all “Memory Stick” functions.
  • Page 94 • Do not use or store the “Memory Stick Duo” under the following conditions: – High temperature locations such as the hot interior of a car parked in direct sunlight – Locations exposed to direct sunlight – Humid locations or locations with corrosive substances present Notes on using the Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (not supplied)
  • Page 95: On The "infolithium" Battery Pack

    On the “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack This camera requires an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (T type). What is an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack? An “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack is a lithium-ion battery pack that has functions for exchanging information related to operating conditions with your camera. The “InfoLITHIUM”...
  • Page 96: On The Battery Charger

    On the battery charger On the battery charger • Do not charge any other battery pack except Sony “InfoLITHIUM” battery packs in the battery charger supplied with your camera. Batteries other than the specified kind may leak, overheat, or explode if you attempt to charge them, posing a risk of injury from electrocution and burns.
  • Page 97: Precautions

    Precautions Do not leave the camera in the following places • In an extremely hot place In places such as in a car parked in the sun, the camera body may become deformed and this may cause a malfunction. • Under direct sunlight or near a heater The camera body may become discolored or deformed, and this may cause a malfunction.
  • Page 98: On The Internal Rechargeable

    On the internal rechargeable battery This camera has an internal rechargeable battery for maintaining the date and time and other settings regardless of whether the power is on or off. This rechargeable battery is continually charged as long as you are using the camera. However, if you use the camera for only short periods, it discharges gradually, and if you do not use the camera at all for about one month it becomes...
  • Page 99: Specifications

    Specifications Camera [System] Image device 7.17 mm (1/2.5 type) color CCD, Primary color filter Total pixel number of camera Approx. 5 255 000 pixels Effective pixel number of camera Approx. 5 090 000 pixels Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 3× zoom lens f = 6.33 –...
  • Page 100 BC-CS3 battery charger Power requirements AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 3.2 W Output voltage DC 4.2 V, 500 mA Operating temperature 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) Storage temperature –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) Dimensions Approx. 66×23×91 mm (2 5/8×29/32×3 5/8 inches) (W/H/D) Mass...
  • Page 101: Index

    Index Index AC Adaptor...15 t step 1 in “Read This First” Accessories supplied t in “Read This First” AE/AF lock indicator...31 t step 5 in “Read This First” AF Illuminator ...47 AF lock ...31 AF Mode...45 AF range finder frame ...30 AF range finder frame indicator...30 Aperture ...11...
  • Page 102 Flash mode t step 5 in “Read This First” Fluorescent ...32 Focus...10, 30 Focus preset ...30 Folder...37 Changing ...51 Creating ...50 Forced flash t step 5 in “Read This First” Format...49, 50 High-speed shutter mode t step 5 in “Read This First”...
  • Page 103 Pressing halfway down ...10 t step 5 in “Read This First” Print ...69 Index mode ...70 Single-image mode...70 Print order mark...74 Printing at a shop ...74 Printing directly ...70 Program auto shooting ...24 Protect ...38 PTP ...53 Quick Review t step 5 in “Read This First”...
  • Page 104 Warning indicators and messages...90 WB...32 White balance ...32 Windows computer...55 Recommended environment...56 Wrist strap t in “Read This First” Write-protect switch ...93 Zoom t step 5 in “Read This First”...
  • Page 105 , “Memory Stick Duo”, , “Memory Stick PRO Duo”, are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • PicturePackage is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • Microsoft, Windows, Windows Media, and DirectX are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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