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COLOR VIDEO CAMERA
BVP-E10 series
OPERATION MANUAL
[English]
1st Edition (Revised 1)

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    COLOR VIDEO CAMERA BVP-E10 series OPERATION MANUAL [English] 1st Edition (Revised 1)

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    WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. For the customers in the USA This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Overview ................4 Features..................4 Optional Accessories ..............6 About the CD-ROM Manuals............ 7 Location and Function of Parts........... 8 Side Panels................8 Front Panel................11 Setting Up the Camera ............12 Attaching a Lens to the Camera..........12 Attaching a 1.5-type/2-type Viewfinder ........

  • Page 4: Overview

    20 dB (compared with soften images. the Sony IT POWER HAD CCD) to 140 dB or less. Triple-skin-tone-detail control Progressive Scan (PsF) Skin-tone detail correction that allows detail to be set...

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    and the above-mentioned electronic soft focus results in more effective detail compensation. 16-axis multimatrix hue control Hue is divided into 16 blocks, and their phases and saturations can be controlled independently. Thus, subtle hue adjustment in cases where as hue adjustment is required among various cameras, can be easily made.

  • Page 6: Optional Accessories

    The following optional accessories are available. Microphone Water-proof cover Carrying case CAC-12 Microphone Holder BVF-10/10CE 1.5-type Viewfinder or BVF-20W/20WCE 2-type Viewfinder BVP-E10 series Color Video Camera CA-530 Zoom lens CA-570/570P CA-950/950P Camera Adaptor Memory Stick CCA-5 cable (or the cable supplied with the RM-B150)

  • Page 7: About The Cd-rom Manuals

    • MMX and Pentium are registered trademarks of Intel About the CD-ROM Manuals Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. On the supplied CD-ROM, the following manuals are • PowerPC is a registered trademark of International stored: Business Machines Corporation.

  • Page 8: Location And Function Of Parts

    Location and Function of Parts Side Panels aHandle buttons bViewfinder lock lever BVP-E10/E10P cAssignable button dND filter selector 4ND filter selector eCC filter selector (BVP-E10WS/E10WSP only) fWHITE BAL switch gOUTPUT/DCC switch hGAIN switch iVTR switch jSTATUS/CANCEL switch STATUS CANCEL MENU MENU DISPLAY GENLOCK...

  • Page 9: Gain Switch

    a Handle buttons g OUTPUT/DCC (output signal select/auto knee) The function of each of these buttons is assignable in the switch menu operation. Selects an output signal supplied to a VTR, viewfinder, At the factory, the front-side button is set to RET 1, and the and video monitor (color-bar signals or camera picture).

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    l Memory Stick slot Insert a Memory Stick to store file data. For details, see “Notes on Memory Stick”. m CA lock screw Tighten the screw to secure the CA-530/570/570P/950/ 950P Camera Adaptor to the camera. n LOCK knob Locks the viewfinder after adjusting the position in the front-to-rear direction together with the viewfinder lock lever.

  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Phantom powering is turned off with the appropriate For details, see “Attaching a Lens to the Camera”. internal switch setting. d AUTO W/B BAL (automatic white balance/black For setting the switch, consult your Sony service personnel. balance adjustment) switch Adjusts the white balance and black balance automatically.

  • Page 12: Setting Up The Camera

    Setting Up the Camera Turn the lens mount lever fully clockwise while Attaching a Lens to the Camera holding the lens to secure it. Attach an optional lens as described below. Connect the lens cable to the LENS connector. For details on the lens, refer to the instruction manual furnished with the lens.

  • Page 13: Attaching A 1.5-type/2-type Viewfinder

    Loosen the viewfinder lock lever and LOCK knob, Attaching a 1.5-type/2-type slide the viewfinder to the front or back to the most Viewfinder convenient position, and tighten the lever and knob. Attach a BVF-10/10CE/20W/20WCE as described below. LOCK knob Viewfinder lock lever For details on the viewfinder, refer to the instruction manual of the viewfinder.

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    Detaching the viewfinder Detaching the eyepiece For shooting with your eye away from the viewfinder, you Turn the viewfinder lock ring to loosen it. can detach the eyepiece to get a clearer view on the entire screen. The CRT screen and mirror can also be cleaned more easily when the eyepiece is detached.

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    Cleaning the viewfinder Fog-proof filter To ensure a clear view while shooting, you must keep the Depending on the temperature and humidity, the interior of the viewfinder clean. To clean the viewfinder, protecting filter may mists, especially if you breathe near remove the viewfinder from the camera and take care not it.

  • Page 16: Attaching The Ca-530/570/570p/950/950p

    Attaching a shoulder strap Attaching the CA-530/570/570P/950/ Attach a shoulder strap as shown below. 950P If you attach the CA-530/570/570P/950/950P Camera Adaptor to the camera, a portable VTR, camera control unit or AC adaptor can be connected to the camera. Attaching procedure Attach the CA-530/570/570P/950/950P to the back of the camera.

  • Page 17: Mounting The Camera To A Tripod

    Removing the camera from the tripod Mounting the Camera to a Tripod adaptor Mount the camera to a tripod using a VCT-14 Tripod Hold down the red button and pull the lever in the direction Adaptor. of the arrow. Caution •...

  • Page 18: Using A Memory Stick

    Using a Memory Stick Notes on Memory Stick When a Memory Stick is inserted in the camera, the file On Memory Stick data can be stored on the Memory Stick, which enables you to share data among cameras. Memory Stick is a new compact, portable and versatile IC recording medium with a data capacity that exceeds that of a floppy disk.

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    Do not turn off the power of the camera or remove the Memory Stick. This may damage the data. Memory Stick and are the trademarks of Sony Corporation. MagicGate Merory Stick and are the trademarks of Sony Corporation.

  • Page 20: Display On The Viewfinder Screen

    Display on the Viewfinder Screen On the viewfinder screen, the current status of the camera, Menu screen as well as menu items, can be displayed. Set the DISPLAY switch to MENU, and the menu screen will appear. Status display Set the DISPLAY switch to ON. The current settings of <...

  • Page 21: Menu Operation

    Menu Operation To perform menu operations, first display the menu on the Displaying the TOP MENU viewfinder screen. You can display the TOP MENU by one of the following Displaying the Menu methods: • While holding down the MENU SELECT knob, set the Set the DISPLAY switch to MENU.

  • Page 22: Setting The Menu

    Setting the Menu Using the USER Menu Display the menu page on which you wish to make You can select desired pages from the OPERATION, settings, then follow the procedure below. PAINT, MAINTENANCE, FILE, and DIAGNOSIS menu pages, and copy and set them on the USER Menu. If you set pages frequently used on the USER Menu, you can easily call the pages and use them.

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    Turn the MENU SELECT knob to select SELECT, Turn the MENU SELECT knob to select MOVE, then and push the MENU SELECT knob. push the MENU SELECT knob. The PAGE SELECT screen appears. The PAGE EDIT screen is restored. Turn the MENU SELECT knob to move the arrow to <...

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    Turn the MENU SELECT knob to select any of U2 through U6, then push the MENU SELECT knob. < U S E R P 1 E D I T > U 2 T O P A USER PAGE setting screen appears. A T S E T W H T U2: USER PAGE 1 setting screen <USER P1 EDIT>...

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    Displaying the USER Menu Display the TOP MENU screen. For details on displaying the TOP MENU screen, see “Displaying the TOP MENU”. Turn the MENU SELECT knob to select USER, then push the MENU SELECT knob. The menu page set for setting number 1 on the PAGE EDIT screen appears.

  • Page 26: Menu Items

    MENU Items OPERATION Menu Menu Page Items: default setting Setting values <TEST/VF OUT> TEST OUT : ENC ENC/Y/R/G/B/RETURN/VF TEST CHARA : ON ON/OFF VF OUT Y/R/G/B/COLOR MIX VF : OFF ON/OFF CHARACTER SYNC : VF VF/TEST <CURSOR> CURSOR : OFF ON/OFF H POSITION : 50...

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    < ‘ ! ’ IND> [IND] [NORMAL] : ON 1 – – – ON/OFF 1234 : ON – B – – ON/OFF ABCD WHITE : ON – A B ON/OFF 5600K : ON ON/OFF ON/OFF GAIN : ON L – – ON/OFF SHUTTER : ON...

  • Page 28: Paint Menu

    PAINT Menu Menu Page Items: default setting Setting values <SW STATUS> FLARE : ON ON/OFF GAMMA : ON ON/OFF BLK GAM : OFF ON/OFF KNEE : ON ON/OFF WHT CLIP : ON ON/OFF DETAIL : ON ON/OFF LEVEL DEP : ON ON/OFF SKIN DTL : OFF...

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    <DETAIL 1> DETAIL : ON ON/OFF LEVEL –99 to 99 LIMITER[M] –99 to 99 [WHT] –99 to 99 [BLK] –99 to 99 CRISP –99 to 99 LVL DEP –99 to 99 ON/OFF <DETAIL 2> H/V RATIO –99 to 99 FREQ –99 to 99 MIX RATIO –99 to 99...

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    <SCENE FILE> 1 2 3 4 5 STORE 1 to 5/– STANDARD MEMORY STICK READ (MS→ CAM) WRITE (CAM→ MS) FILE ID: CAM CODE DATE Menu Operation...

  • Page 31: Maintenance Menu

    MAINTENANCE Menu Menu Page Items: default setting Setting values <AUTO SETUP> AUTO BLACK AUTO WHITE AUTO LEVEL AUTO WHITE SHADING AUTO BLACK SHADING AUTO COLOR SETUP TEST : OFF OFF/1/2 <GENLOCK> H PHASE [COARSE] : 0 –99 to 99 (effective in the [FINE] –99 to 99 standalone operation...

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    <DATE/TIME> 2000/04/30 08:32 day, time DATE TYPE : 1 Y/Mn/D 1 to 6 <OTHERS> V DTL CREATION : NAM NAM/Y/G/R+G DTL H/V MODE : H/V H/V V V BLANKING : 20H 19H/20H/21H (NTSC only) FLT WHT MEM : ON ON/OFF MENU RESUME : OPE &...

  • Page 33: File Menu

    FILE Menu Menu Page Items: default setting Setting values <OPERATOR FILE> READ (MStCAM) WRITE (CAMtMS) PRESET STORE PRESET FILE FILE ID CAM CODE DATE <SCENE FILE> 1 2 3 4 5 STORE STANDARD MEMORY STICK READ (MStCAM) WRITE (CAMtMS) FILE ID CAM CODE DATE <REFERENCE>...

  • Page 34: Diagnosis Menu

    : – – : – – : – – : – – : – – : – – CA-570 : – – : – – : – – : – – Note If NG appears, consult your Sony service personnel. Menu Operation...

  • Page 35: Specifications

    Specifications Pick-up device Electrical characteristics Pick-up device 2/3-type, interline transfer CCD Sensitivity 2,000 lux (F11, typical) Device configuration Reflection ratio of 89.9% RGB 3-CCD system Minimum subject illumination BVP-E10/E10WS: 980 (h) × 988 (v) Picture elements About 0.5 lux (F1.4, +36 dB gain) BVP-E10P/E10WSP: Video signal-to-noise ratio 980 (h) ×...

  • Page 36: Bvf-10/10ce/20w/20wce Viewfinder

    Common to BVP-E10/E10P/E10WS/E10WSP BVF-10/10CE/20W/20WCE CAC-12 Microphone Holder Viewfinder LCR-1 Rain Cover LC-304SFT Soft Carrying Case VCT-14 Tripod Adaptor Power requirements 9.3 V DC VFH-550 5-inch Viewfinder Sports Hood Memory Stick Power consumption BVF-10/10CE: 1.6 W Recommended equipment BVF-20W/20WCE: 2.3 W Operating temperature CCU-550A/550AP/700A/700AP/950/950P Camera –20°C to +45°C (–4°F to +113°F)

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    The material contained in this manual consists of information that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this manual. Sony Corporation expressly prohibits the duplication of any...

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    Sony Corporation BVP-E10 series B & P Company (UC/CE) 2002.01 3-206-295-02 (1) © 2001...

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