Digital Still Camera
Before operating the unit, please read this manual and "User's Guide/Troubleshooting" (separate
volume) thoroughly, and retain it for future reference.
Refer to "User's Guide/Troubleshooting"
Explains advanced techniques and what to do if you experience trouble with
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Checking the accessories supplied
• AC-LS5/LS5B AC Adaptor
• Battery case (1)
• "Memory Stick"
(32 MB) (1)
• Power cord (mains lead) (1)
• USB, A/V cable for multi-
• CD-ROM (Cyber-shot
use terminal (1)
application software) (1)
• Operating instructions for
digital still camera "Read
This First" (this manual) (1)
• Operating instructions
• NP-FR1 battery pack (1)
• Wrist strap (1)
Notes before use
• Charge the supplied battery pack before using the camera for the first time.
• The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not to bump the lens or the LCD screen, and not to
apply force to it. Attach the strap to prevent the camera from damage by being dropped, etc.
Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be
found at our Customer Support Website.
Charge the battery pack
Be sure to turn off your camera before charging starts.
Install the battery pack.
Slide down to open
Make sure that the battery pack is
Align v at the bottom.
To wall outlet
Open the cover, and pull it out.
Connect the plug to the DC IN jack.
Light on: Charging
Light off: Completed (Disconnect the AC Adaptor.)
It takes approximately 200 minutes to charge a completely discharged battery pack using the
AC Adaptor at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). Charging may take longer under certain
circumstances or conditions.
The indicator also lights up while charging the flash.
Using the AC Adaptor
Use the camera connected to a wall outlet (wall socket) as illustrated above.
• Connect the AC Adaptor to an easily accessible wall outlet (wall socket). If any trouble occurs, immediately
disconnect the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket).
• After use, disconnect the AC Adaptor both from the camera and from the wall outlet (wall socket).
• This set is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet
(wall socket) even if the set itself has been turned off.
• Do not use the AC Adaptor placed in a narrow space, such as between a wall and furniture.
To check the remaining battery time
Press POWER to turn on and check the time on the LCD screen.
• It takes about one minute until the correct battery remaining
• The displayed time remaining may not be correct under certain
To remove the battery pack
Open the cover and slide the battery eject lever in the direction of the arrow. Be careful not to
drop the battery pack.
Battery eject lever
To use your camera abroad — Power sources
You can use your camera and the AC Adaptor (supplied) in any country or region where the
power supply is within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug
adaptor [a], if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet (wall socket) [b].
• Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this
may cause a malfunction.
Turn the camera on/set the clock
Set the clock with the control button.
Select the date display format with v/V, then press z.
Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value with
v/V, then press z.
Select [OK] with B, then press z.
• To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z.
To change the date and time
Select [Clock Set] in the
(Setup) screen and perform the procedure in step 3 above.
t "User's Guide/Troubleshooting" (page 52)
On the clock display
• If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3-1, set the time on a 24-hour cycle.
• Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM.
When turning on the power
• Unless you set the clock, the Clock Set screen appears each time the camera is turned on.
• Do not touch the lens portion as the cover opens and the lens portion extends. Also, do not leave the camera
with the lens portion extended for a long period of time with the power off as this may cause malfunction.
• The following screen appears when the camera is turned on for the second time or afterwards.
To turn off the power
Press POWER again.
• If the camera is running on battery power and you do not operate the camera for a period of time, the camera
turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery (Auto power-off function).
Changing the language setting
You can change the screen display to show messages in a specified language. To change the
language setting, press MENU to display the menu screen. Select
(Setup) with the control
(Setup1), and select the desired language. t "User's
button, then, select [
Guide/Troubleshooting" (page 50)
Insert a "Memory Stick"
Insert the "Memory Stick" all the way in
until it clicks.
Select the image size for use
Select a mode.
Select the size with v/V.
• The screen above is for still images.
For movies, select [640(Fine)] ("Memory Stick
PRO" only), [640(Standard)] or .
(Image Size) to
complete the setting.
On still image sizes
For details on the image size t "User's Guide/Troubleshooting" (page 13)
No. of images
Printing at a larger size with high density
(the default setting)
Printing at photo size with high density
Printing at a larger size with high density
Printing at A4 size
Printing at postcard size
Sending e-mail/creating home pages
On recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies
Recordable number of still images and recordable time of movies vary depending on the image
For details on recordable number or time t "User's Guide/Troubleshooting" (page 21)
Maximum recordable image
Maximum recordable time
• Number of recordable images and time can differ according to shooting conditions.
To remove a "Memory Stick"
Open the cover, then push the "Memory Stick" in once.
• If the access lamp is lit, never remove the "Memory Stick" or turn
off the power. The data may be corrupted.
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