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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700 Instruction Manual

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Digital Still Camera

Instruction Manual

Before operating the unit, please read
this manual thoroughly, and retain it for
future reference.
© 2008 Sony Corporation
Getting started
Shooting/viewing images
Using shooting functions
Using viewing functions
Deleting images
Connecting to other devices
Changing camera settings


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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    Digital Still Camera Instruction Manual DSC-T700 Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. © 2008 Sony Corporation 4-000-951-12(1) Getting started Shooting/viewing images Using shooting functions Using viewing functions Deleting images Connecting to other devices...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    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-T700 Serial No. ___________________________...
  • Page 3: Replacement Parts

    Attachments Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer, as they may cause hazards. Cleaning Unplug the set from the wall outlet before cleaning or polishing it. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a cloth lightly dampened with water for cleaning the exterior of the set.
  • Page 4: Read This First

    Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: DSC-T700 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address:16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127U.S.A. Telephone No.: 858-942-2230 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following...
  • Page 5: For Customers In Europe

    Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 6 Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 7 Notice for the customers in the countries applying EU Directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108- 0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... 2 Read this first ... 4 Notes on using the camera ... 10 Getting started Checking the accessories supplied ... 11 Identifying parts ... 12 Charging the battery pack... 13 Inserting the battery pack... 15 Setting the clock ...
  • Page 9 Using viewing functions Viewing an enlarged image (Playback zoom)... 31 Displaying images full-screen (Wide Zoom) ... 31 Rotating a vertical orientation image (Temporarily rotated display) ... 32 Viewing still images with music (Slideshow) ... 32 Viewing images with the Scrapbook display... 33 Searching for an image (Image Index) ...
  • Page 10: Notes On Using The Camera

    Camera File system) universal standard established by JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association). Sony does not guarantee that the camera will • play back images recorded or edited with other equipment, or that other equipment will play back images recorded with the camera.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting started Checking the accessories supplied Battery charger BC-CSD (1) • Power cord (mains lead) (1) • (not supplied in the USA and Canada) Rechargeable battery pack NP-BD1 (1)/ • Battery case (1) Paint pen (1) • USB, A/V cable for multi-use terminal (1) •...
  • Page 12: Identifying Parts

    Identifying parts Bottom A Zoom (W/T) lever B Shutter button C Microphone D POWER button E POWER lamp F Flash G Self-timer lamp/Smile Shutter lamp/ AF illuminator H Lens I Lens cover J LCD screen/Touch panel (Playback) button L Hook for wrist strap M Speaker N Battery/“Memory Stick Duo”...
  • Page 13: Charging The Battery Pack

    Charging the battery pack Insert the battery pack into the battery charger. You can charge the battery even when • it is partially charged. Connect the battery charger to the wall outlet (wall socket). If you continue charging the battery pack for about one more hour after the CHARGE lamp turns off, the charge will last slightly longer (full charge).
  • Page 14: Using The Camera Abroad

    When charging is finished, disconnect the power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet (wall • socket), and remove the battery pack from the battery charger. Designed for use with compatible Sony batteries. • Battery life and number of images you can record/view...
  • Page 15: Inserting The Battery Pack

    Inserting the battery pack Open the cover. Insert the battery pack. Align the v mark on the battery with the battery eject lever, then insert the battery while pressing the lever in the direction of the arrow. Close the cover.
  • Page 16: Battery Charge

    Checking the remaining battery charge A remaining charge indicator appears on the upper left of the LCD screen. High Notes It takes about one minute until the correct • remaining charge indicator appears. The remaining charge indicator may not be •...
  • Page 17: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock Lower the lens cover. The camera is turned on. You can also turn on the camera by • pressing the POWER button. It may take time for the power to turn • on and allow operation. Touch the desired date display format, then touch Touch each item, then...
  • Page 18: Shooting/viewing Images

    Shooting/viewing images Shooting images Lower the lens cover. The camera is turned on. Hold the camera steady as illustrated. • Slide the zoom (W/T) lever to the T side to zoom. Slide to the W side to return. Press the shutter button halfway down to focus.
  • Page 19: Viewing Images

    Viewing images Press the (Playback) button. The last image shot is displayed. • When images on the “Memory Stick Duo” recorded with other cameras cannot be played back on this camera, view the images in [Folder View] (page 34). Selecting next/previous image Touch (Next)/...
  • Page 20: Storing Images

    Storing images The camera has an approximately 4GB internal memory that can store many images. You can import images from a computer to the camera and view them anytime using the camera. Export images to the camera using “PMB”. • For details on the computer connection or “PMB”, see page 40.
  • Page 21: Using Shooting Functions

    Using shooting functions Detecting smiles and shooting automatically (Smile Shutter) (REC Mode) t Touch (Auto Adjustment) t icon). Wait detecting a smile. When the smile level exceeds the b point on the indicator, the camera shoots images automatically. When you touch (Smile icon) again, Smile Shutter ends.
  • Page 22: Detecting The Shooting Conditions Automatically (scene Recognition)

    Detecting the shooting conditions automatically (Scene Recognition) The camera automatically detects the shooting conditions, and then takes the shot. Touch (REC Mode) t (Auto Adjustment) t Touch (Off): Does not use Scene Recognition. (Auto): When the camera recognizes the scene, it switches to the optimal settings and shoots the image.
  • Page 23: Shooting Close-ups (macro/close Focus)

    Shooting close-ups (Macro/Close focus) You can shoot beautiful close-up images of small subjects such as insects or flowers. Touch (Macro) t desired mode t (Auto): The camera adjusts the focus automatically from distant subjects to close-up. Normally, put the camera in this mode.
  • Page 24: Selecting A Flash Mode

    Selecting a flash mode Touch (Flash) t desired mode t (Flash Auto): Flashes when there is insufficient light or backlight (Flash On): Flash always operates. (Slow Synchro): Flash always operates. The shutter speed is slow in a dark place to clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light.
  • Page 25: Focusing On A Specific Point Of The Frame

    Focusing on a specific point of the frame Simply touch the point of the frame you wish to focus on to change the focus position. Point the camera at the subject, then touch the point of the frame you want to focus on.
  • Page 26: Selecting The Image Size To Match The Usage

    Selecting the image size to match the usage The image size determines the size of the image file that is recorded when you take a image. The larger the image size, the more detail will be reproduced when the image is printed on large-format paper.
  • Page 27: Number Of Still Images That Can Be Recorded

    Number of still images that can be recorded The figures in the table below indicate the number of images when [REC Mode] is set to [Normal]. Capacity Internal memory Approx. 256 MB 512 MB Size 4 GB 1566 2512 24120 3:2(8M) 16:9(7M) 1048...
  • Page 28: Using The Shooting Mode That Matches The Scene (scene Selection)

    Using the Shooting mode that matches the scene (Scene Selection) Select the shooting mode. To select Touch (REC Mode) t desired mode t To select / Touch (REC Mode) t (Scene Selection) t desired mode t (High Sensitivity): Shoots images without a flash even in low lighting.
  • Page 29: Shooting Movies

    Shooting movies (REC Mode) t Touch (Movie Mode) t Press the shutter button fully down to start recording. Press the shutter button fully down again to stop recording. Viewing movies Press the (Playback) button and touch the a movie to view. Button Action Volume control...
  • Page 30: Displaying Minimum Indicators (easy Shooting)

    Maximum recording time The table below shows the approximate maximum recording times. These are the total times for all movie files. Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 10 minutes. Capacity Internal memory Approx. Size 4 GB 640(Fine) 0:50:10 640(Standard) 3:00:50 12:03:30 Notes The recording time may vary depending on the shooting conditions and the recording media.
  • Page 31: Using Viewing Functions

    Using viewing functions Viewing an enlarged image (Playback zoom) Press the button to display an image, then touch the area you want to enlarge. The image is enlarged at twice the size, with the area you touched at the center. When is set to [Image Only], touch the center of the screen, then...
  • Page 32: Rotating A Vertical Orientation Image (temporarily Rotated Display)

    Rotating a vertical orientation image (Temporarily rotated display) Press the button to display the still image, then select the vertical orientation images, then touch Touch again to end the display. • Viewing still images with music (Slideshow) Press the button to display a still image, then touch (Slideshow).
  • Page 33: Viewing Images With The Scrapbook Display

    Viewing images with the Scrapbook display The camera automatically presents images against a background like a homemade photo album. Press the (Playback) button to display a still image, then touch (Scrapbook) t Turn the page with : Save image in recording media : Background select : Auto playback start Touch the screen to stop auto...
  • Page 34: Searching For An Image (image Index)

    Searching for an image (Image Index) Press the button to display an image, then touch Index). If you touch • number of images displayed in the index screen to 12 or 20 images. Touch the turn the pages. To return to the single-image screen, •...
  • Page 35 Easily locating the images to be displayed When set to Date View/Event View/Folder View: Touch (Date List), (Event List) or images. When set to Favorites: You can display images registered to Favorites divided into six groups. Note When you cannot play back images recorded with other cameras, view the images in [Folder •...
  • Page 36: Deleting Images

    Deleting the currently displayed image Touch (Delete) t [OK] (page 19). Deleting multiple images (Image Index) t Touch (Delete). Select images for deletion. 1 Touch / to turn the pages, then touch the images you want to delete. mark is attached to the selected images.
  • Page 37: Deleting All Images (format)

    Deleting all images (Format) You can delete all data stored on “Memory Stick Duo” or the internal memory. If a “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted, all data stored on the “Memory Stick Duo” are deleted. If no “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted, all data stored in the internal memory are deleted. Formatting permanently deletes all data, including protected images.
  • Page 38: Connecting To Other Devices

    Viewing images on a TV Connect the camera to the TV with the cable for multi-use terminal (supplied). Viewing images on a HD (High Definition) TV You can view images recorded on the camera by connecting the camera to an HD (High •...
  • Page 39: Printing Still Images

    Printing still images If you have a PictBridge compliant printer, you can print images by the following procedure. First, set the camera to enable USB connection between the camera and the printer. Touch t [Main Settings] t [USB Connect] t [PictBridge] t The USB mode is set.
  • Page 40: Using The Camera With A Computer

    Using the camera with a computer Using “PMB (Picture Motion Browser)” You can enjoy the recorded images more than ever by taking advantage of the software, and “PMB” is included on a CD-ROM (supplied). There are more functions, in addition to those listed below, for enjoying your images. For details, see the “PMB Guide”.
  • Page 41 Installing the “PMB” (supplied) You can install the software (supplied) using the following procedure. When you install “PMB,” “Music Transfer” is also installed. • Log on as Administrator. Check your computer environment. Recommended environment for using “PMB” and “Music Transfer” OS (pre-installed): Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP* SP3/Windows Vista SP1* CPU: Intel Pentium III 500 MHz or faster (Recommended: Intel Pentium III...
  • Page 42 Importing images to your computer using “PMB” Insert a fully charged battery pack to the camera, then press (Playback) button. Connect the camera to your computer. “Connecting…” appears on the screen of the camera. 1 To a USB jack is displayed on the screen during the communication session. Do not operate the •...
  • Page 43 The easy export screen appears. For details, see the “PMB Guide”. Viewing “PMB Guide” Double-click the To access the “PMB Guide” from the start menu: Click [Start] • [Sony Picture Utility] (PMB Guide) icon on the desktop. [Help] [PMB Guide]. [All Programs]...
  • Page 44 Using “PMB Portable” Connect the camera to your computer. When you connect the camera and your computer, AutoPlay Wizard [PMBPORTABLE] appears. If the desired AutoPlay Wizard does not appear, click [Computer] (in Windows XP/2000, • [My Computer]) t [PMBPORTABLE], then double-click “PMB_P.exe”. Click “PMB Portable”...
  • Page 45: Changing Camera Settings

    Changing camera settings Changing the screen display Touch mode t (Normal): Displays buttons and icons (Simple): Displays only buttons (Image Only): Hides buttons and icons Note • disappears from the screen if [Image Only] playback is selected. To display the buttons, touch the center of the screen.
  • Page 46: Setting The Password Lock For The Internal Memory

    Setting the password lock for the internal memory You can set a password to prevent the playback of images in the internal memory. Touch t [Main Settings] t t [Password Lock] t Input the 4-digit number of your choice t touch [OK]. Input the same 4-digit number again t touch [OK] t [OK].
  • Page 47: Using The Home Screen

    Using the HOME screen On the HOME screen, camera operations are organized for convenience into broad categories for selection, such as shooting, viewing and printing images. Only the available items are displayed on the screen. Shooting Item Description Shooting Records still images or movies. View Images 1 Item Description...
  • Page 48: Manage Memory

    Manage Memory Item Memory Tool Settings Item Main Settings - Main Settings 1 Main Settings - Main Settings 2 Shooting Settings - Shooting Settings 1 Shooting Settings - Shooting Settings 2 Clock Settings Language Setting Description Format: Formats recording media. Create REC.Folder: Creates a new folder on recording media.
  • Page 49: Using The Menu Items

    Using the MENU items Displays available functions for easy setting when the camera is in shooting or playback mode. Only the available items are displayed on the screen. MENU in shooting mode Item Description Image Size Sets the image size. Scene Recognition Automatically detects the shooting conditions and then takes the shot.
  • Page 50 Item Flash Level Anti Blink Red Eye Reduction Color Mode SteadyShot Shooting Settings MENU in viewing mode Item (Date List) (Event List) (Select Folder) (View Mode) (Filter by Faces) (Slideshow) (Scrapbook) (Add / Remove Favorites) (Add / Remove Sharemark) (Retouch) (Paint) Description Adjusts the amount of flash light.
  • Page 51: Using Functions In Program Auto Mode

    Item Description (Multi-Purpose Changes the image size according to usage. Resize) (Delete) Deletes images. * The displayed text differs according to each View Mode. (Protect) Prevents accidental erasure. * The displayed text differs according to each View Mode. Adds a Print order mark to the image you want to print in a “Memory Stick Duo”.
  • Page 52: Others

    Viewing “Cyber-shot Handbook” “Cyber-shot Handbook,” which explains how to use the camera in detail, is included on the CD-ROM (supplied). Refer to it for in-depth instructions on the many functions of the camera. For Windows users Turn on your computer, and insert the CD-ROM (supplied) into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 53: List Of Icons Displayed On The Screen

    List of icons displayed on the screen Icons are displayed on the screen to indicate the camera status. You can select the display settings by touching the of the screen (page 45). When shooting still images The icons are limited in •...
  • Page 54 Display Indication 00:25:05 Recordable time (h:m:s) Recording/Playback Media (“Memory Stick Duo”, internal memory) PictBridge connecting Changing folder Scene Recognition Red-eye reduction Flash level Flash charging Recording mode Face Detection Metering Mode Focus AF illuminator Vibration warning Touch AF indicator Housing White balance Color mode Display...
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    3 Initialize the settings (page 48). 4 Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. On repairing cameras with internal memory or Music files function included, data in the camera may be checked on minimum necessity to verify and improve the malfunction symptoms.
  • Page 56 The remaining charge indicator is incorrect. The battery charge is quickly used up in the following cases: • When you use the camera in an extremely hot or cold location. – When you use the flash and zoom frequently. – When you repeatedly turn the power on and off.
  • Page 57: Precautions

    Precautions Do not use/store the camera in the following places In an extremely hot, cold or humid 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 •...
  • Page 58: Specifications

    Specifications Camera [System] Image device: 7.7 mm (1/2.3 type) color CCD, Primary color filter Total pixel number of camera: Approx. 10.3 Megapixels Effective pixel number of camera: Approx. 10.1 Megapixels Lens: Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar 4× zoom lens f = 6.18 – 24.7 mm (35 – 140 mm (35 mm film equivalent)) F3.5 (W) –...
  • Page 59 Trademarks The following marks are trademarks of Sony • Corporation. , “Cyber-shot,” “Memory Stick,” , “Memory Stick PRO,” , “Memory Stick Duo,” , “Memory Stick PRO Duo,” Stick PRO-HG Duo,” , “Memory Stick Micro,” “MagicGate,” “PhotoTV HD,” “Info LITHIUM” Microsoft, Windows, DirectX and Windows •...
  • Page 60 Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. Printed on 70% or more recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Printed in Japan...

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