Be sure to carry out step 3 before powering the unit off
(putting it into standby). The new system frequency
setting will not be saved if you power off without
carrying out step 3.
Press the on/standby switch to power the unit off (put
it into standby), and then press it again to power the
The selected system frequency becomes available for
You can change the system frequency setting by using the
setup menu item OPERATIONAL FUNCTION >SYSTEM
SEL >SYSTEM FREQ.
For details about the setup menu, see page 83 "System
Menu" in Chapter 6.
When the system frequency is set to 60I or 30P, select
drop-frame mode (DF) or non-drop-frame mode (NDF) on
page P2 of the function menu (see page 83).
Connections and Settings
Production of some of the peripherals and related devices
described in this chapter has been discontinued.
For advice about choosing devices, please contact your
Sony dealer or a Sony sales representative.
Connecting an External Monitor
You can connect a video monitor to this unit's video output
connectors or to the MONITOR connector. The following
figure shows an example using a Sony multi-format LCD
You can also superimpose character information such as
timecode and the unit's operating status on output video.
For details, see "Superimposed Text Information" (page
To view HD video
Connect an HD video monitor using method 1 or 2 in
the following figure.
When you connect a monitor with method 2, set the setup
menu item INTERFACE SELECT >D-SUB OUTPUT to
"YPbPr" (see page 93).