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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T50 Instruction Manual

The cyber-shot t50 - with double 'anti-blur' technology for sharper shots. featuring a super large 3.0-inch lcd touch-screen, built-in slideshow with music function, a 7.2 effective megapixel ccd, a carl zeiss 3x optical zoom lens, long stamina battery li.
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Instruction Manual

For details on the advanced operations, please refer to
"Cyber-shot Handbook"
Operating Instructions
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for future reference.
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-T50
Serial No. ___________________________
© 2006 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    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-T50 Serial No. ___________________________ ©...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    WARNING To reduce fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. For Customers in the U.S.A. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
  • Page 3: Replacement Parts

    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. Installation Water and Moisture Do not use power-line operated sets near water – for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
  • Page 4: Read This First

    Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion batteries. For Customers in the U.S.A. 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...
  • Page 5: 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 6: Notes On Using Your Camera

    Notes on using your camera Internal memory and “Memory Stick Duo” back up Do not turn off the camera or remove the battery pack or “Memory Stick Duo” while the access lamp is lighted, as the internal memory data or “Memory Stick Duo”...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS ... 2 Read this first ... 4 Notes on using your camera ... 6 Getting started ... 8 Checking the accessories supplied ... 8 1 Preparing the battery pack ... 9 2 Inserting the battery pack/a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) ... 10 3 Operate the touch panel ...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting started Checking the accessories supplied • Battery charger BC-CS3 (1) • Power cord (mains lead) (1) (not supplied in the USA and Canada) • Rechargeable battery pack NP-FR1 (1)/Battery case (1) About the paint pen • You can paint or put stamps on still images with the paint pen.
  • Page 9: Preparing The Battery Pack

    1 Preparing the battery pack For customers in the USA and Canada Plug CHARGE lamp Insert the battery pack into the battery charger. Connect the battery pack to the wall outlet (wall socket). The CHARGE lamp lights on, and charging starts. When the CHARGE lamp turns off, charging is finished (Practical charge).
  • Page 10: Inserting The Battery Pack/a "memory Stick Duo" (not Supplied)

    2 Inserting the battery pack/a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) Battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover. Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) all the way in until it clicks. Confirm the correct direction and then insert the battery pack. Close the battery/“Memory Stick Duo”...
  • Page 11: Operate The Touch Panel

    To remove the battery pack/“Memory Stick Duo” Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover. “Memory Stick Duo” Make sure that the access lamp is not lit, then push the “Memory Stick Duo” in once. 3 Operate the touch panel Touch panel Press (on-screen key) to display the touch panel buttons.
  • Page 12: Turning The Camera On/setting The Clock

    4 Turning the camera on/setting the clock Select with the mode switch, then press the POWER button or slide the lens cover downward. Set the clock by touching the buttons on the screen. Touch the desired date display format, then t. The Clock Set 2/2 screen appears. Touch the item to be set, then set the numeric value with v/V.
  • Page 13: Shooting Images Easily (auto Adjustment Mode)

    Shooting images easily (Auto adjustment mode) Microphone Mode switch Touch panel Tripod receptacle (bottom) Select a mode with the mode switch. Still image: Select Movie: Select Hold the camera steady, keeping your arm at your side. Shoot with the shutter button. Still image: Press and hold the shutter button halfway down to focus.
  • Page 14 Using the zoom Press the zoom button. • When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses the Digital Zoom function. • The camera zooms slowly while shooting a movie. Anti-blur function The anti-blur function is always activated when (Camera) is set to [Auto]. To confirm that the anti-blur function is activated, press the shutter button halfway down and look for a...
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Exposure

    Selecting the still image shooting modes Touch on the screen. Touch the desired item, then Auto: Allows easy shooting with the settings adjusted automatically. Program (P): Allows you to shoot with the exposure adjusted automatically (both the shutter speed and the aperture value). Also you can select various settings using the menu.
  • Page 16: Viewing/deleting Images

    Viewing/deleting images Touch panel Multi connector (bottom) Select with the mode switch. Select an image with Movie: Touch B. Rewind/Fast forward: Volume: Touch [MENU] t [Volume] t +/– to adjust t [Exit]. Stop playback: x To delete images Display the image you want to delete, then touch [MENU] t [Delete] t [Delete] t [OK]. Slide Show Paint Delete...
  • Page 17 Viewing an index screen Press (Index). Touch the image you want to view on the single-image screen. To display the previous/next screen, touch b/B. If you press (Index) again, the 12-image index screen appears. To delete images in index mode While an index screen is displayed, touch [MENU] t [Delete] t [Select].
  • Page 18: Indicators On The Screen

    Indicators on the screen Every time you press the turned on and off. When shooting still images 60 min B & W When shooting movies 60 min STBY B & W When playing back still images 60 min When playing back movies 60 min STOP (Screen display switch) button, the display data and indicator is...
  • Page 19 Histogram • will appears while histogram display is disabled during playback. Exposure Value +2.0EV Aperture value F3.5 NR slow shutter Shutter speed Playback bar Control guide STOP PictBridge connecting Image size 16:9 FINE 1 6 0 Image quality FINE STD Recording folder Playback folder Remaining internal...
  • Page 20: Changing The Settings - Menu/setup

    Changing the settings – Menu/Setup Touch panel Set the mode switch. Different items are available depending on the position of the mode switch and the settings. Press (on-screen key) to display the touch panel buttons. • When the mode switch is set to Touch [MENU] to display the menu.
  • Page 21: Menu Items

    Menu items The available menu items vary depending on the mode switch position and the menu settings. Only the available items are displayed on the screen. Menu for shooting COLOR (Color Mode) (Metering Mode) WB (White Bal) (P.Quality) Mode (REC Mode) BRK (Bracket Setup) (Interval) (Flash Level)
  • Page 22: Setup Items

    Menu for viewing (Slide Show) (Paint) (Delete) (Volume) (Folder) - (Protect) DPOF (Print) (Resize) (Rotate) (Divide) (Setup) (Trimming) Setup items Camera 1 AF Mode Digital Zoom Red Eye Reduction AF Illuminator Camera 2 Auto Review STEADY SHOT Internal Memory Format For details on the operation 1 page 20 Plays back a series of images.
  • Page 23 Memory Stick Format Create REC. Folder Change REC. Folder Copy Setup 1 Download Music Format Music Setup 2 LCD Backlight Beep Language Initialize Setup 3 File Number USB Connect Video Out Clock Set Setup 4 Calibration For details on the operation 1 page 20 Formats the “Memory Stick Duo”.
  • Page 24: Enjoying Your Computer

    Enjoying your computer You can display images shot with the camera on the computer. Also, you can use still images and movies from the camera more than ever by taking advantage of the software. For details, refer to “Cyber-shot Handbook”. Supported Operating Systems for USB connection and application software (supplied) For Windows users...
  • Page 25: Battery Life And Memory Capacity

    Battery life and memory capacity 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 26: Number Of Still Images And Recording Time Of Movies

    Number of still images and recording time of movies The number of still images and the length of time for movies may vary depending on the shooting conditions. For details on the image size, see page 14. • The approximate number of still images (The image quality is [Fine] on the upper line and [Standard] on the lower line.) Capacity Internal...
  • Page 27 • Movies with the size set to [640(Fine)] can only be recorded on a “Memory Stick PRO Duo”. • When images recorded using earlier Sony models are played back on this camera, the display may differ from the actual image size.
  • Page 28: Troubleshooting

    3 Initialize the settings (page 23). 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, Music files may be checked when you send your camera to be repaired.
  • Page 29: Shooting Still Images/movies

    The battery remaining indicator is incorrect. This phenomenon occurs when you use the camera in an extremely hot or cold location. • The displayed battery remaining differs from the current one. Fully discharge and then charge • the battery pack to correct the display. The battery pack is discharged.
  • Page 30: 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. •...
  • Page 31: Specifications

    , “Memory Stick Duo”, , “Memory Stick PRO Duo”, are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • Microsoft, Windows and DirectX are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/ or other countries.
  • Page 32 Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Printed in Japan...

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